Friday, 03 December 2021 07:02 GMT

Corruption hampers economic growth in Pakistan: CM Khattak


(MENAFN- Tribal News Network) PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Friday said that corruption was the biggest issue that has been hampering economic growth and democracy in the country.

Addressing a ceremony organized by National Accountability Bureau here at Nishtar Hall, he said that he offered himself for accountability.

The CM said that corruption was the biggest challenge for Pakistan, adding that he considered interference in affairs of government departments a crime and was a kind of corruption.

He said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf led government has made extensive legislations to curb corruptions during its four years rule.

'It is easy to point fingers on others but we must have courage to find our own faults,' he said, adding that his party would not compromise on its stance to eliminate corruption.

Director General and officials of NAB and other government departments were present at the ceremony.

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