By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: Second Vice-President Mohammad Sarwar Danesh chaired the National Anti-Corruption Strategy special meeting, his office said Wednesday.
The meeting was attended by the director of Anti-Corruption Commission and other members of the Commission, representatives of the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Interior, Deputy Minister of Local Organs for Policy, representatives from Attorney General’s Office, the Supreme Audit Office and the Administrative for Reforms and Civil Service Commission, said Vice-President’s office in a statement. The vice president called fighting against corruption one of the most important national priorities and international commitments of Afghanistan and called on all departments to make every effort to implement it, the statement quoted.
Abdul Qayum Nezami, General Director of the Anti-Corruption Commission also stated at the beginning of the meeting that the revision of the new national anti-corruption strategy and the formulation of a new anti-corruption strategy have been done as one of the commission’s priorities.
Thanking the Vice President’s attention in fighting corruption and the finalization of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy, he asked him for support to the Anti-Corruption Commission in implementing the strategy, according to the statement.
Strengthening institutional and legal frameworks to counter corruption, reforms in the security sector, strengthening civil services and providing services to all citizens and paving the way for effective monitoring in this regard and some other issues were among the key discussion on which the National Anti-Corruption Strategy for 1400 and subsequent years was focused and finalized the statement added.
The participants expressed their comments and suggestions on the issues that were confirmed during the meeting, the statement said.