Corrupt officials to face music: Kunar governor

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Government employees involved in corruption would be brought to justice, the governor of eastern Kunar province said on Sunday.
He was addressing a consultative gathering participated by district chiefs, members of provincial councils and peace council, district development and social councils.
Governor Wahidullah Kalimzai said people betraying the government and the nation and facilitating the disruption of situation would be dealt with sternly.
He asked security and detective organs to identify such people and bring them to justice, urging the meeting participants to assist the government in removing corruption and maintaining security.
The governor said they had decided to hold meetings with religious scholars, tribal elders and youth of all the districts to combat corruption and insecurity in the province.
Deputy head of the provincial council, Jamaluddin Sayar, suggested the governor to identify people having links with insurgents and who got personal benefits from both the government and the insurgents.


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