The approval to his appointment was accorded by the Federal Cabinet which met in Islamabad on Thursday under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif to discuss the overall political and economic situation of the Country.
Aftab Sultan has replaced Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal who served as the Chairman NAB from October 11, 2017 to June 3, 2022.
Born in 1954, Sultan belongs to district Faisalabad and holds Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees. He joined the police force as the Assistant Superintendent of Police in 1977 and was promoted to the Office of Superintendent of Police in 1983.
From June 2013 to June 2018, he served as the director general IB.
Commenting on the approval of the new Chairman NAB by the Federal Cabinet in his media briefing, the Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said that the credibility of Aftab Sultan is beyond doubt.
Rana Sanaullah expressed the confidence that the new Chairman NAB will make the watchdog impartial to check corruption in the Country.