ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shehzad Akbar in his reaction on the report of Transparency International said that PTI waging war not only against the corruption but also working on the measures to root out forever.
In his statement on the micro-blogging website, Twitter Shehzad Akbar asserted that the opposition is playing tricks on the global corruption’s report and it needs proper clarification. “Transparency International is a pressure group that does not work in practice, but the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is taking practical steps against corruption”, he added.
Clarity on Transparency Intl. CPI Rating of Pakistan. Perception of corruption is one thing but our fight against corruption in last one year resulted in Rs 157 Billion recoveries by #NAB nad Ra 129 Billion in recoveries by Anti Corruption Punjab alone @PTIofficial 1/2 pic.twitter.com/1De7YgK3vp
— Mirza Shahzad Akbar (@ShazadAkbar) January 24, 2020
“Even Australia and Canada dropped one and three points respectively”, he said, adding that the US and UK also witnessed a downfall of two and three points severally.
He went on to say that the PTI-led government is taking effective measures against corruption in the country.