PESHAWAR: (APP) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak Thursday said that legislators in tenure of present government made record legislation to bring reforms and the process would continue till total elimination of corrupt practices and establishing justice and equality based society.
He was presiding over a meeting here in CM House, wherein attended by Special Assistant to CM on Information, Mushtaq Ghani, MPAs Sardar Muhammad Idrees, Zareen Gul, Secretary Local Government, Secretary Law and Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Advocate General.
He said that transparency in public dealing is a prerequisite to achieve the overall goal of public welfare and national development adding that provincial government had already set up a system of accountability that defined the power and responsibilities of all individuals including Chief Minister.
He said it was strange to hear allegations from those who looted public exchequer and politicized public sector institutions for their own benefits.
He reaffirmed commitment that his government would impede corrupt practices and made legislations for its eliminations.
Earlier presiding over another meeting CM said that government had empowered district government system in real sense and gave them 33% of development resources. He said that Local Government Commission was apolitical and enjoying full powers without any interference or political influence.
Mr. Khattak said strong and stable institutions would help ending corruption and irregularities. There should be no political interference in institutions and strict action would be taken against those found guilty of influencing, he added.