Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday strongly condemned corruption and called for a national Jihad to fight the scourge that has gripped the country.
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Speaking at a press conference at the Amani High School, in Kabul, Ghani spelt out in no uncertain terms that certain sectors are under scrutiny and sweeping changes will be brought in a bid to fight the problem.
Another area of major concern in terms of corruption is that of smuggling, said Ghani.
In conclusion, Ghani emphasized that government was committed to fighting corruption and said that they will take action against those involved in illicit dealings.
In this episode of Tawde Khabare, host Shapoor Bakhtiar discusses the issue with the following guests:
Gul Padshah Majidi, MP
Farhad Majidi, MP
Said Akram Afzali, Integrity Watch Public Relations chief (IWA)
Mufti Rahimullah Hanafi, religious scholar