Today corruption is almost a world phenomenon. It is, in fact a universal problem, having existed in all ages. It has clung to mankind like and incurable disease. Prevalence of corruption has created disappointment and discontent among the community. The machinery of government gets rusted and ceases to work in the intended manner. Government decreases respect for law and sense of allegiance to the government.
In a society governed gay corrupt official, the whole system of moral, ethical and religious values in impaired. The factors that contribute to the prevalence of corruption differ from country to county. Those that are common to most countries including Pakistan are five. First, general economic condition of the country is poor and everyone tries to feather his nest. Second, the rates of remuneration of the public functionaries are low, and they are tempted to accepted bribes.
Third, social conditions and customs demand banish expenditure of money. Fourth, there exists no strong opinion against corruption. It has been accepted as a common thing. Lasting, there are no adequate means to prevent corruption. To root out corruption, a complete change of the political, social and economic system is necessary. Four steps can be taken to remove corruption. First, wide discretionary power, should be taken should be made more efficient. Third, the people should be thought the lesson of contentment. Last, the punishment for corruption should be more exemplary.