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Govt wants across the board accountability: Pervaiz Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Thursday informed the National Assembly that the government wanted accountability in which no corrupt elements could be spared.
“We want such an accountably where no one could disgrace the innocents while corrupt elements could not be spared,” he said while responding to a motion, moved by the PPP member Imran Khan Zafar Leghari regarding the performance of National Accountably Bureau (NAB).
He said that it was need of the hour to make accountability process more transparent and added suggestions from the opposition would be welcomed to further improve the system.
He said that chairman of the NAB had been appointed with the consultation of opposition.
The minister said the Chairman NAB had also admitted that there was a need to improve the accountability system, adding that complaints against his department employees should be addressed.
He said that the points raised by the opposition members required proper attention.
Pervaiz said that government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa had modified accountably laws and now people had raised fingers towards them.
The minister said that no doubt accountably process had been used as tool to victimize the opponent but the system had also delivered to some extent.”We have a history of good and bad accountability as well,” he added. …APP