ISLAMABAD - The Executive Board Meeting (EBM) of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has authorised one corruption reference and 16 inquiries including Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi and two investigations including PPP senior leader Nisar Khoro. Chairman NAB Justice (R) Javed Iqbal presided the meeting here yesterday and authorised conducting a corruption reference against Muhammad Ramazan Sehato and others on the charges of 95 illegal recruitments in Education and Literacy Department Naushero Feroze Sindh by abusing the authority, which caused Rs 160 million losses to the national exchequer. The EBM authorised conducting 16 inquiries against various personalities including former Federal Minister Ghulam Martaza Jatoi and others, officials of Sports, Works Department and others; Haji Khan Umrani, Abdul Jabbar Yousafzai and others, Khuda Bakhsh Nizamani, former MNA Khuda Bakhsh Rajar, former federal minister and others, officials of Board of Revenue, Malir, Karachi and others, subsidy to 19 sugar mills (Mirpur Khas, Thatta, Khairpur, Sajawal and others), Peetam Dam, Superintendent Engeener, officers and others, Bagharari Gaesh Circle, Kotri Barrage, Hyderabad Region; officials of Department of Law, Sindh, Sohail Mansoor, Rehan Mansoor Khawaja, (alleged frontman of Babar Ghori former federal minister) and others, Hassan Ali Sharif, private person (alleged front man of Mukesh Kumar Chawla, Waheed Sheikh, Deputy Director Excise and Taxation Department, Sindh) and others; Sadia Fatima Sikandar, Usman Sikandar, Iram Fatima Sikandar, Khalilur Rehman and others ,Officials of Revenue Department, Gothabad Scheme, Malir, Karachi, Management of Larkana Model Town Housing Scheme and Gulshan Mustafa Scheme and others, Officers of Mineral Department and Revenue Department Sindh and others, consultans AA Associates; Messarrs Sardar Ashraf D Baloch, Contractor, Yousaf Ali , former member of construction company, Mukesh Kumar, General Manager Sindh Southwest, NHA, Sukkur and the forum authorized conducting inquiries against Ayaz Memon, former Project Director, Riaz Ahmed Sehato, Project Director Finance Section, NHA. Vaccinations save over 14,000 lives in UK The EBM also authorized conducting two investigations against various personalities including former Sindh Minister for Food Nisar Ahmed Khoro; officers/officials of Sindh Food Department, and others; while investigations were also okayed against Syed Muzammil Shah, Executive Engineer, Provincial Highway Division, Sukkur and others. The EBM authorized transferring the inquiries against Munir Ahmed, Naeem Khan, Sanam and Sindh Development Organisation and others to Interior Ministry and National Insurance Company, Limited and against others to FIA for further proceedings. It also authorized closing the ongoing inquiries against Abdul Jabbar Shahani, Assistant Commissioner, Revenue, Site, Karachi, and others owing to absence of evidence.