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Abdullah asks SIGAR to help fight corruption

Abdullah asks SIGAR to help fight corruption

Apr 11, 2015 - 18:11

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday said that the Special Inspector General for Afghanistaninfo-icon Reconstructioninfo-icon (SIGAR) should join hands with the government in tackling the menace of corruption.

Abdullah expressed these remarks in his meeting with John F. Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), a statement from the CEO office said.

Sopko presented recent report to CEO and briefed him about SIGAR recent activities in Afghanistan, the statement said.

He promised to work closely with Afghan officials for eradication of corruption and ensure better governance in the country. 

He sought the Afghan government view point on SIGAR report and it was ready to extend support for elimination of existing corruption in police and judicial departments.

“The unity government is committed to fight corruption and ensure transparency in the government. We want SIGAR to cooperate in our fight against corruption,” Abdullah added.

The CEO said that government was striving to devise a strategy to address graft related issues.




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