Shireen Mazari felicitates PM, MoFA for organizing 7th Int’l seminar on combating corruption


ISLAMABAD, Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shrieen M Mazari on Friday congratulated the Prime Minister and Foreign office for arranging the 7th international seminar on Combating Corruption- a prerequisite for the full realization of all Human Rights under the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

The international seminar was held in partnership with the government of Pakistan, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHRCHR), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime(UNODC), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

In her exclusive talk with Media, she stated that Pakistan’s credibility to organize the seminar in Pakistan to counter corruption was the manifestation of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision. “We have seen corruption impede reform system of the society and even in prisons Ministry of Human Rights is undergoing to further reforms that the Islamabad High Court observed itself.”

She added that the government has repeatedly tried to implement the policies to counter corruption as it was seen that a limited segment of the society is involved in driving misappropriation, not the entire community.

Dr. Mazari also stressed that FATF also played its role to address the anti-corruption efforts and addressing the injustices and illicit financial flows and effective resource mobilization.

She also said that the developing countries have been facing corruption which was the antithesis of the core Human Rights principle of transparency.

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