Sindh govt making efforts to root out corruption from departments: Dharejo

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Sindh Minister for Industries, Commerce, Anti-Corruption and Cooperative Department Jam Ikramullah Dharejo has said that the provincial government was making all out efforts to root out corruption from the departments and ensure a corruption free atmosphere so that the grievances of the masses could be addressed through good governance without any delay.

Presiding over a meeting with the divisional heads of provincial government departments here at Shahbaz Hall on Wednesday regarding elimination of corruption and good governance, the minister said that PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah have issued clear instructions to take action against corrupt officers, officials and employees in order to maintain the good governance for the welfare of the people.

He directed all the officers to deal with the pending inquiries as soon as possible within their purview and initiate strict departmental action against those who involved in corruption.

He said that a process of self-accountability should be created in all departments so that transparency could be maintained within the departments.

He observed that as a result of negligence of the officers in the development works, there are complaints about substandard materials and delays which badly affect the performance of the government therefore there is a need for each department to hold such officers and staff accountable through self-accountability.

He said that if anyone has a complaint against the officers of the anti-corruption department, he should inform and assure that strict action will be taken against the officers.