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Effective steps should be taken in corruption elimination

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Effective steps should be taken in corruption elimination
 The government of national unity, however, made efforts to fight corruption and succeeded to gain eye-catching achievement, but the phenomenon is still a challenge before the war-weary nation.
A recent United Nations finding says that corruption has been still a great challenge despise wide efforts by the government.
In a new United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) report released late on last week, says that adopting a new anti-corruption strategy and implementing several initiatives in a broad anti-corruption agenda demonstrate Afghanistan commitment to countering corruption.
A statement from the organization said that the United Nations stands firmly in supporting Afghanistan reinvigorated efforts to fight corruption as it said it was especially encouraged by the new reforms brought about in a short time by the Civil Service Commission as well as by the increased activity of the Anti-Corruption Justice Centre in prosecuting and adjudicating complex corruption cases. 
According to the UNAMA’s second anti-corruption report, titled ‘Afghanistan’s Fight against Corruption: From Strategies to Implementation,’ the contributions made by civil society and independent institutions, along with all three branches of government – the executive, the legislative and the judiciary.
This is clear that there is a need to accelerate justice reforms in the interest of improving the lives of all Afghan people. It describes Afghanistan’s new anti-corruption strategy as a strong tool but notes that a short-term strategy will have limited impact.
All institutions, along with all segments of society, must now cooperate with the government in fighting corruption to rebuild integrity, accountability and transparency in the country, with a long-term agenda
The UNAMA report, which Afghan authorities were actively engaged in helping to produce with data and feedback, details how the country has now met requirements of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption regarding criminalization of corruption offences.
But, the report noted that ‘notwithstanding the many legal and policy reforms that have been undertaken, corruption continues to be a substantial obstacle to Afghanistan’s long-term peace and prosperity,’ as it makes several recommendations, recognizing that the government’s ongoing anti-corruption efforts have yet to impact the lives of most Afghans.
“The government of national unity has made significant and notable progress in fighting corruption, new reform strategies and laws have yet to be fully applied to bring tangible benefits to Afghans suffering from the impact of corruption,” said the UN envoy. “We are confident our recommendations will be well received and will help Afghanistan in advancing its anti-corruption reform agenda.”
Indeed, the government of national unity, despites facing heavy challenges, particularly in the field of security has done more to eradicate corruption, but the wicked phenomenon has remained as another challenge in the country.
This is also up to the people to cooperate with the government and the related organs in arresting corrupt individuals as such a firm plan and mutual cooperation between the government and the people would pave the way in strengthening the democratic system and help the government succeed in its goal of achieving peace and security in the country.