Corruption root cause of all evils: CM Balochistan

Published on – December 13, 2018 – 2:00 am

QUETTA: Lack of sincerity in rooting out corruption from initial stages causing long-lingering woes for the provincial government and masses, the country can’t impart further room for corruption. CM Balochistan Jam Kamal said.

“The Chief Minister Inspection Team (CMIT) has identified 600 development schemes in Balochistan which existing in documents but on ground not visible, today future of millions of people stakes on our policies.” Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal said while addressing a ceremony conducted by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan on Wednesday.

In the ceremony Director General NAB Balochistan Muhammad Abid Javed has returned the cheque of more than 600 million rupees to the Chief Minister Balochistan recovered by NAB Balochistan from corrupt officers.

Blasting over previous governments Jam Kamal said, the worst precedent of corruption was set in Balochistan during last 10 years on the name of corruption adding we must understand that the country and our province have been enough destroyed by corruption not it’s time to undo what we did.

“Our religion teaches us self-accountability, without following what our religious says against corruption, we would continue to sink into sludge of corruption that is the root-cause of all evils.” Jam Kamal said.

Talking on the financial quagmire of Balochistan Government Chief Minister Balochistan said, pensioners’ bill in Balochistan has reached up to 21 billion the total revenue of the province is 15 billion and three billion we have been gaining from other resources adding Balochistan needs 3 billion dollars to steer out the financial woes.

Stressing upon utilization of existing resources Jam Kamal said, in-spite having precious mineral, oil, gas and other natural resources we have been visiting other countries for loans which is the most degradable moment for us.

Addressing the ceremony DG NAB Balochistan Muhammad Abid Javed said, the founder of the country Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah has elaborated the types of corruption in first speech adding without collective efforts we can’t stamp out the menace of corruption,

He assured the provincial government that NAB won’t repeat the practice of sending letter to halt development funds vowing NAB utilizing its earnest efforts to return back government’s looted money.

“With the support of bureaucracy we can’t expand our battle against corruption in the country.” DG NAB added.