KP govt to establishment accountability commission

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday announced that it would establish an autonomous and free accountability commission to ensure corruption-free government in the province.

“A ten-member legislative body comprising from members each from government and opposition will select a seven-member Search and Scrutiny Committee for a four-year term,” Information Minister Shah Farman told media persons in Peshawar on Tuesday.

Farman said that the committee will then appoint the accountability commissioner.

The government will have no rule in functioning of the commission, the provincial information minister said.