CM chaired a high level meeting on anti corruption establishment
Chitral Times Report
PESHAWAR: A meeting held in CM house, with Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak in the chair, has
decided that the officials working in the Anti Corruption
Establishment (ACE) on deputation basis would not be inducted.
They will be repatriated to police and other parent departments
as soon as fresh professionals would be employed for which
approval for creating 197 new posts has also been granted by the
The ACE has also been directed to avoid harassing the public
servants and uphold respect and dignity of them during
investigation and inquiry process as any kind of harassment
could harm motivation and other working traits of the government
functionaries, the meeting observed.
The Parliamentary Secretary for the ACE and Chief Minister
Inspection Team, Dr. Haider Ali, Special Assistant to the CM on
Planning & Development, Mian Khaleequr Rahman, Chief Secretary
Amjad Ali Khan, Secretary Home Department, Arbab Muhammad Arif,
Director ACE, Ziaullah Toru and concerned officers of Finance,
P&D and other departments also attended the meeting.
The meeting held detailed discussion to explore ways and means
for making the ACE more strong, independent and effective
department to check corrupt practices in the government
departments and took various important decisions in this
Considering a proposal about grant of rewards and incentives to the
officials of the ACE on the pattern of NAB, FBR or the
forthcoming Whistle Blower Act of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government,
it was decided in the meeting that 25 percent of the embezzled
or misappropriated amount so recovered would be given to the
officials concerned. However, the finance department was
directed to review fixation of an upper limit for such awards.