Strong Will Needed to Eradicate Corruption: Aslam Bhootani
Quetta: Strong will be needed to eradicate menace of corruption, if govt: servants consider themselves servant to the State and people and honestly discharge their duties corruption would come to an end by itself. These views were expressed by Speaker Balochistan Provincial Assembly Muhammad Aslam Bhootani while addressing an Anti-Corruption Seminar held under the aegis of NAB Balochistan on “International Anti-Corruption Day”. Aslam Bhootani said that coalition governments are also a reason of corruption in the country adding menace of corruption has caused huge losses to the country. He said every year on December 9 we make tall claims to root out corruption from the society but it is a matter of fact that corruption is increasing in every sphere of society, no bold steps could be taken against corruption during this year. Speaker said that strong will was needed to weed out menace of corruption from the society adding those sitting in Assemblies should not indulge in wrongdoings. He said that 80% politicians indulge in wrongdoings. He said that bureaucrats and govt: officials should not indulge in corrupt practices on the behest of rulers and politicians and serve the country and people without any fear or favour. He said in initial stages NAB showed good performance but later it also become a victim of different experiences. He also urged youth to come forward with a strong will to eradicate corruption from the society.