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Fiscal Transparency Dialogue A Gamechanger in Addressing Corruption

Issues to do with accountability and transparency are increasingly becoming fundamental in addressing burning issues which pertains to corruption and shoddy deals in the country.

Lately the parliament has been viewed as the focul point in harnessing the fight against all rogue forms and elements of corruption in the country.

It has also emerged that any given nation is exposed to the scourge of corruption depending with the nature with which laws are aligned to befit the existing system.

In a Workshop on Dialogue Policy Implementation held yesterday in the capital by Transparency International Zimbabwe (TIZ) unravelled various aspects of parliamentary systems which are significant impact In pondering orchestration of corrupt activities in the country.

The workshop brought together the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Budget, Finance and Economic Development took centre stage in galvanizing all aspects of transparency emerging from Auditor’s General Report.

Felix Mhona Hon Member for Chikomba Central Constituency and Chairperson for Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Budget ,Finance and Economic Development exorcised the need for collaborative efforts by different stakeholders and players to come together in achieving the implementation of the report recommendations emerging from the Auditor’s General Office.

“There is nowhere else we can forge transparency if we do not come together as a nation, so we are now seeing the civic society coming together with other players and the team from the auditor general which come up with well documented report but now us as parliamentarians we are mandated to play an oversight role to take this as an opportunity to address issues coming from the Auditor’s Gneral Report and come up with legislations that support findings of the report, so failure to execute will not make us cultivate confidence to the citizens.”

Boniface Mukwenga who attended in the capacity of the Auditor General said the platform was a showcased opportunity for the AG’s Office to explain some crucial issues found in the report which enables transparency and accountability to expose those in position of corrupt activities.

“Dialogue platforms of this nature gives the Auditor General’s Office a platform and space to explain some of the issues in the report as this help to enhance capability,accountability, transparency and paves way for a new order. This also gives the opportunity for the office to express its position regarding issues of accountability and transparency, this may alao expose those corrupt people in taking a hidden call to stop whatever they are envisaged to be doing.”

Issues to do with accountability and transparency are increasingly becoming fundamental in addressing burning issues which pertains to corruption and shoddy deals in the country.

Lately the parliament has been viewed as the focul point in harnessing the fight against all rogue forms and elements of corruption in the country.

It has also emerged that any given nation is exposed to the scourge of corruption depending with the nature with which laws are aligned to befit the existing system.

In a Workshop on Dialogue Policy Implementation held yesterday in the capital by Transparency International Zimbabwe (TIZ) unravelled various aspects of parliamentary systems which are significant impact In pondering orchestration of corrupt activities in the country.

The workshop brought together the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Budget, Finance and Economic Development took centre stage in galvanizing all aspects of transparency emerging from Auditor’s General Report.

Felix Mhona Hon Member for Chikomba Central Constituency and Chairperson for Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Budget ,Finance and Economic Development exorcised the need for collaborative efforts by different stakeholders and players to come together in achieving the implementation of the report recommendations emerging from the Auditor’s General Office.

“There is nowhere else we can forge transparency if we do not come together as a nation, so we are now seeing the civic society coming together with other players and the team from the auditor general which come up with well documented report but now us as parliamentarians we are mandated to play an oversight role to take this as an opportunity to address issues coming from the Auditor’s Gneral Report and come up with legislations that support findings of the report, so failure to execute will not make us cultivate confidence to the citizens.”

Boniface Mukwenga who attended in the capacity of the Auditor General said the platform was a showcased opportunity for the AG’s Office to explain some crucial issues found in the report which enables transparency and accountability to expose those in position of corrupt activities.

“Dialogue platforms of this nature gives the Auditor General’s Office a platform and space to explain some of the issues in the report as this help to enhance capability,accountability, transparency and paves way for a new order. This also gives the opportunity for the office to express its position regarding issues of accountability and transparency, this may alao expose those corrupt people in taking a hidden call to stop whatever they are envisaged to be doing.”

Tendai Guvamombe