ISLAMABAD – Another prestigious education institute – Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) – of Pakistan has been marred with the corruption scandal of million of rupees and now subject to undergo invest investigation from federal agencies.
According to the details, internal departmental inquiry of AIOU had confirmed the mischievous behavior of its officials who were involved in corruption. The matter was then handed over to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday.
The internal investigation confirmed that Rs 6 million fraud was carried out directly in the fees of students. Moreover, Rs 520 million of overall corruption was traced in development and procurement projects.
AIOU is not only Pakistan’s but one of the world’s largest distant learning institute with its certificate and degrees being accepted all over the globe. AIOU also has permanent regular programmes at its Islamabad campus.