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E-governance to ensure transparency in country

ISLAMABAD, June 29 (DNA): President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the federal and provincial governments to introduce e-governance to cut their expenditures and ensure early solution of people’s problems.

While addressing a seminar on issue of “Accountability and Good Governance”, the President said, “corruption free society is dream of every individual, so corruption must be cured to ensure the bright future of Pakistan.

He said influential figures involved in corrupt practices should be given exemplary punishment.

The President directed the concerned departments to gear up efforts against corruption.

Mamnoon Hussain called for restructuring of public sector departments for better service delivery. He said the restructuring of these departments will bring transparency and restore confidence of people.

The President said federal and provincial governments should also introduce e-governance to cut their expenditures and ensure early solution of problems faced by the common man.

Mamnoon Hussain applauds Pakistan Armed Forces’ struggle to combat terrorism. President says that, “We are proud of our Armed Forces as they give commendable sacrifices for the nation”.

Moreover, Mamnoon Hussain considers Pak-China cooperation vital and game changer for the whole region.

He also said that economic revival and maintenance of peace in country is the top priority of current government.

Earlier, in his remarks, Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said latest technology should be used to improve governance.

President further added that accountability and good governance are the top priorities of  government.

He said foreign investment has increased in the country due to bold decision of the government to eliminate terrorism.

He said the alleviation of poverty and unemployment will help address the issues of extremism and terrorism.

The Adviser on Foreign Affairs expressed the confidence that the effective policies adopted by the government will help achieve five to six percent growth rate. DNA

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