Munir Hafiez

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Munir Hafiez
Nickname(s) Munir
Born March 13, 1949
Pakistan
Allegiance  Pakistan
Service/branch  Pakistan Army
Years of service 1968–2005
Rank Lieutenant-General
Unit 7th Frontier Force Regiment (Pakistan)
Commands held 7th Infantry Division (Pakistan) XXXI Corps<br
Battles/wars
Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
Indo-Pakistani War of 1999
Other work Head of Zindagi Trust
Ex-Chairman of National Accountability Bureau (NAB)

Lieutenant-General Munir Hafiez (born March 1949) is a retired Pakistan Army general and the former chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) of the Government of Pakistan, the body charged with fighting corruption. Before his appointment in 2001 he served in the Pakistani Army for 38 years.

Career[edit]

Hafeez was commissioned in the 39th PMA Long Course in October 1968. He also stayed GOC 7th Infantry Division at Peshawar and as Commander, XXXI Corps at Bahawalpur from August 2000 to October 2001.

He was replaced by Lt. Gen. Shahid Aziz after completing four-year tenure at NAB from October 2001 to October 2005.[1] He also served as Managing Director & CEO of Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited. He is also Chairman Board of Trustees of the Zindagi Trust.

Controversies[edit]

In 2012 the Public Accounts Committee, a parliamentary body which also monitors cases of corruption had directed the National Accountability Bureau to investigate Lt. Gen. (retired) Munir Hafeez for allegedly abusing his authority to get a lucrative state-issued license for Liquefied Petroleum Gas.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Salary raise needed to end graft: NAB chief". DAWN - National; August 29, 2005. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  2. ^ "PAC asks NAB to probe generals who got LPG quota". 

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