Kathmandu, Dec 9: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that corruption continued to remain a challenge for world and therefore it should be tackled with the joint effort of all.
Speaking at a programme jointly organized by the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers and Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority here today on the occasion International Day against Corruption, PM Deuba sought the support of every country to control the trend of people hiding illegally amassed property in a different country.
He further committed to supporting the commission to control corruption-related activities. The Prime Minister added that the government was adopting a zero-tolerance policy towards corruption.
Similarly, CIAA chief Deep Basnyat said that the negative impact would be seen in developmental activities due to increasing trend of exploiting the national properly.
Chief Secretary Lokdarshan Regmi called for an end to corruption related activities from the country.
The government is marking the day since 2003 after Nepal signed the UN convention against corruption