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Government Targets ‘Zero Tolerance’ on Corruption: Ghani

(Last Updated On: August 8, 2017)

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 are moving forward in a same path and our goal is to reach zero tolerance on corruption.”

The President also said that the country “won’t be built” if politicians define politics as a way of protecting their “relatives” of being legally prosecuted.

On its part, the Attorney General Mohammad Farid Hamidi said that no cases of corruption will remain hidden, and his office will pursue the cases in each every stage.

“We can support Afghan Defense & security forces and ensure security in Afghanistan, by combating against corruption,” Hamidi added.  

At the same event, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was also signed among Attorney General, ministries of defense and interior and intelligence agency National Directorate of Security.

The event was hosted 350 security experts and officials and it will last for three days.

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