ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed said the threat of corruption is being phased out of state institutions as a result of the drastic measures taken by the government.
In response to the motion “The House may discuss the issue of corruption in the departments of the federal government,” he said the prime minister after taking over the department warned that corruption would not be tolerated.
People with immaculate record was being appointed as heads of various departments of the government, he said, adding that the opposition leader has done as president of the Public Accounts Committee to ensure transparency.
Several reforms have been introduced in government departments. Discretionary funds had been completely exterminated, except sensitive natural institutions.
He urged the parliament to play an effective role in improving anti-corruption laws. Requirements were being made on merit.
Participation in the discussion, Col Tahir Hussain Mashhadi said corruption has become institutions such benefits only ten percent of the development funds managed to reach people.
Farhatullah Baber said an ethics committee should be constituted to ensure the eve of the corrupt. Chaudhary said Tanveer corrupt must be brought to book regardless of their affiliations.
Usman Kakar said corruption more than a billion rupees a year 1000 was being committed in the country.
Barrister Muhammad Ali Saif highlighted the implementation of anti-corruption laws.
Hussain Sayed said Muahahid ensure transparency in public procurement.
Nihal Hashmi told a standing Senate committee should be formed to ensure the monitoring of corrupt practices.
Rijwana Rafique said drastic measures to eliminate corruption.
Shahi Sayed, M Hamza Saleh Shah, Samina Abid, Ilyas Bilour, Saeed Ghani, Mohsin Aziz also highlighted making mechanism to eliminate corruption in the country.
Meanwhile, the senators urged the government to take measures to ensure service-oriented, legalize banking in the country.
Participate in a debate on a motion moved by Osman Saifullah Khan regarding the overall performance of the banking sector in the country, the government should take steps to ensure service-oriented banking and legalize the country.
They said that bank credit to the private sector and small and medium enterprises and the common man must be improved.
Members said that there should be adequate legislation to regulate different schemes and bank loans, like credit cards and debit cards. They also emphasized measures to reduce public debt.
Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar, who is currently abroad, end the debate next Monday.