AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: John F. Sopko, special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) called on the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday.
According to a statement by the CEO office, Abdullah termed SIGAR role crucial for uprooting the endemic corruption, and said the organization should join hands with the Afghan government in overcoming the problem.
He said the national unity government is committed to fight corruption and ensure transparency in public offices. “We want SIGAR to help us in eradicating corruption,” he added.
Abdullah said the government is mulling to prepare a strategy to address corruption related issues.
Sopko presented recent report to the CEO and briefed him about SIGAR’s recent activities in Afghanistan.
He promised to work closely with Afghan officials for eradication of corruption and ensuring better governance in Afghanistan.
Seeking the Afghan government’s viewpoint on SIGAR report, Sopko said he is ready to support the process of eliminating corruption in police and judiciary.