Corruption main hurdle in prosperity of country: Governor

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Governor Sindh Imran Ismail has said that corruption is one of the main hindrance in progress and prosperity of Pakistan. He was talking to Auditor General of Pakistan Javaid Jehangir here at Governor House on Friday. Director General Audit Sindh Miandad Rahujo and Director General Audit Local Government Javaid Zia Burney were also present on the occasion. Matters relating to transparent use of government funds, implementation of effective measures in this regard, identification of misuse of power and authority and role of audit for this very purpose were discussed during the meeting. Auditor General gave a detailed briefing about working of his organization. Governor Sindh Imran Ismail said that Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan is determined to get rid of this menace from our society and under his directives federal government has taken various steps to eradicate corruption and other malpractices from various of public sector organizations. Governor Sindh Imran Ismailsaid that misappropriation of government funds not only harm national exchequer but also deprive the masses basic amenities of life. The role of Auditor General Audit Sindh in ensuring transparency in usage of public funds was of paramount importance, he observed. Governor Sindh Imran Ismail said that the annual audit reports help the government in better governance and financial discipline.