Rehman Pledges Stiff Action Against Corrupt Officials
Warning the public departments against the prevailing corruption, Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Sunday said that strict action against corruption will be taken after November 7.
Speaking to the media in Islamabad after visiting the FIA headquarters, Malik said that the heads of government institutions have been given a period of one week to take steps to eliminate corruption.
Malik said that the people should identify corrupt elements in the government institutions so that immediate action can be taken against them.
The minister also said that measures were being taken to combat human trafficking and that action will be taken against the staff deployed on checkpoints from where people were illegally leaving the country.
He said that action will be taken against extortionists and a special helpline will be established in this regard. Prior to his press conference, Malik, while touring the FIA headquarters, announced that the women’s quota has been raised to 25 per cent in the FIA and also stated that employees’ salaries will now match those of the Motorway Police force.