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Govt committed to eradicating corruption: Menapal

Govt committed to eradicating corruption: Menapal

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Jun 23, 2016 - 17:35

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Afghan government on Thursday said the newly-established anti-corruption body, Centre for Anti-Corruption Task Force (CATF), will open investigation into corruption cases of high-ranking government officials next week.

Presidential spokesman Dawa Khan Menalpal told reporters here that the government was committed to eradicating corruption and the CATF would launch its investigation next week.

The newly-established institution would investigate all cases of corruption of former and current government officials, he said.

The President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Justice and the Attorney General are members of the CATF.

Menapal said Attorney General Farid Hameed at Wednesday’s meeting provided details about preparations and function of the CATF.

After the presentation, it was decided that the CATF would be launched next week and would begin working.

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