ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Sunday said corruption from country needs to be stopped and that those dishonest elements require to be questioned about their assets.
Addressing a ceremony at the President House on occasion of International Anti-Corruption Day, President Alvi said, “The biggest hindrance to Pakistan’s progress is corruption. No society can claim it is safe from corruption. If there is fear of God in the nation then there would be no need of law and court.”
He added, “Billions of Pakistani rupee are in Swiss banks. Billions of dollars are stolen from Pakistan and sent abroad where children were begging in streets.”
“There is a negative effect on the society if there is no rule of rule, however, for our dream of Naya Pakistan we have to stop the flow of corruption in the country,” the president added
President Alvi further said that the meaning of Naya Pakistan is that there should be a regard for law. “To eradicate corruption the leaders should be neutral, true and honest,” he added