Across-the-board accountability must for uplift of country: Altaf Shakoor

Karachi, August 06, 2017 (PPI-OT): Pasban e Pakistan President Altaf Shakoor has said that across-the-board accountability of all corrupt elements including politicians is a must for a sustainable development of the country. In a statement here Sunday, he said that the nation should not let Nawaz Sharif another opportunity to become a political martyr.

He said we have seen enough political gimmicks of corrupt elements and now this farce needs to be stopped for good. He said Pakistan was not formed for political dynasties. He said people of Pakistan are not slave to be ruled by the dynasties of Sharifs, Bhuttos and Zardaris. He said time is ripe now to ditch the exploitive tactics of these political families.

Altaf Shakoor said that action should be taken against all big fish who have got offset huge bank loans. He said selling of precious national institutions for peanuts in the name of so-called privatization process should be probed. He said joint investigation teams should also be formed to see why the national institutions like PIA and Pakistan Steel Mills are running in losses and smaller private airlines and steel mills are running in huge profits.

He demanded to also probe into the matter of getting very costly foreign loans for unnecessary projects that have only increased the burden of huge foreign loans for this poor country and its people. He said the process of accountability should be further widened and more big fish be caught into its net.

He said the whole nation want to see the country free from the menace of corruption. He said trillions of rupees are wasted due to mega corruption at higher levels and if these funds are saved and properly spent in education, healthcare, agriculture, job-creation and improving civic infrastructure the rampant poverty in Pakistan could be reduced to a large extent.

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Press Secretary,
Pasban Pakistan
Pasban Central Secretariat
Office # 9, Five Star Center,
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