Arbab asks public service functionaries tio evolve mechanism against corruption

Islamabad ,November 20 (Online): Adviser to Prime Minister on Establishment, Mohammad Shehzad Arbab urged all the government departments involved in public service delivery to ensure placement of modern tools and apparatus to eradicate corruption from Public sector entities.
The advisor said this while chairing a meeting on Anti-Corruption drive as part of the government’s 100 day agenda and Prime Minister vision of zero tolerance against corrupt practices in government departments.
The meeting was attended by secretaries and representatives of Ministries of Interior, Communications, Overseas Pakistanis, Petroleum Division, Power Division, Housing and Works, Federal Board of Revenue, National Highway Authority (NHA), and Capital Development Authority (CDA). The representative updated the meeting about the short and long term plans to curb corrupt practices and ensure transparency and accountability in their respective departments.
The advisor directed for turning to smart solutions and expeditious implementation of modern technologies like e-filing, e- billing, online procurement system, online complaint redressal by all the departments to ensure transparent, efficient and speedy service delivery to the people of the country.
Rotation policy for officers and staff holding their posts for more than three years especially those having public interface must be implemented in letter and spirit and be included in the department’s achievements/results in anti- corruption drive that is to be furnished to the PM office next week, the Advisor emphasized. 
Referring to the ongoing country wide anti- encroachment drive, the advisor said that strong political will of the government has been the hallmark behind the successful anti-encroachment campaign and electricity anti- theft drive. 
The departments having public interface were asked to share tangible results and achievements in the Anti-corruption drive in a week time as part of 100 day promise.

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