Tag Archives: Corruption

Chaos in Afghan Parliament; Session Ends in Vain

The Lower House of Parliament Wednesday session ended without any result after a member of parliament tried to physically assault another colleague. An Afghan parliamentarian accused Parliament Deputy Speaker, Hamayoun Hamayoun, that he has searched the parliament TV studio during the night by misusing his authorities. “The parliament has lost …

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Government Targets ‘Zero Tolerance’ on Corruption: Ghani

Government aims “zero tolerance” attitude towards fighting corruption mainly, in security sector which undermines the success of Afghan security forces against the insurgents in the country, says President Ashraf Ghani. Addressing a gathering on the government’s campaign against the corruption in security institutions at the Presidential Palace, Ghani said: “We …

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Top Generals Among 7 Arrested on Corruption Charges

The cases of seven Defense Ministry officials, including three senior generals have submitted to court on charges of corruption, embezzlement and misuse of authority. The Attorney General says eight army officials have been arrested over embezzling more than $ 1,200,000 and forging documents. “The detainees are under investigation and their …

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“MoI, Heart of Corruption in Security Institutions”

President Ashraf Ghani during the European Union’s 2017 anti-corruption campaign conference held in the Presidential Palace said the Ministry of Interior (MoI) is the heart of corruption in security institutions. In his inaugural speech at the European Union’s third annual Anti-Corruption Conference in Kabul, Ghani acknowledged having wasted billions of …

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EU Ends 2017 Anti-Corruption Campaign in Afghanistan

The European Union (EU) in Afghanistan ends its 2017 Anti-Corruption Communication Campaign which has been running since 12 March. European Union Special Representative to Afghanistan, Ambassador Franz-Michael Mellbin in a press release said, ” Our campaign has reinforced the focus on corruption here in Afghanistan. We have had a lot …

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