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Corruption has negative impacts on sustainable growth and development: Maneka

MINISTER for National Unity, Reconciliation and Peace (MNURP), Hon Samson Maneka says corruption has negative impacts on sustainable growth and development in the country.

Speaking during the provincial dialogue last week, he said that it is because of these negative impacts that his government is committed in its fight against corruption.

“This year I tabled the National Anti-corruption Strategy (NACS) in the Parliament that the Parliament has fully support its implementation.

“NACS encompasses the strengthening of national laws against corruption, the need to harmonise anti-corruption efforts across the public sector.

“We must fighting corruption in the forestry and mining sectors, strengthening of public financial management, improving conditions in the public service and eliminating political pressure on civil servants or political leaders themselves,” said Hon Maneka.