Faculty of Economics and Administration hosts anti-corruption event


Muhammad Al-Sharif, President of the National Anti-corruption Commission (Nazaha), has called for combined efforts to combat all forms of corruption in the society.

He also added that society should uphold moral and religious values and inform authorities about people involved in such illegal and immoral activities.

Al-Sharif was addressing an event held Tuesday by the Faculty of Economics and Administration in cooperation with the Gulf Research Center (GRC).

The event was graced with the presence of Prof Osama S. Tayyeb, KAU President, Sultan Shawli, Deputy Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, and a crowd of senior KAU officials and academics.

In his speech, Al-Sharif also praised Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz, for launching the ACC.

"Eradicating corruption requires full implementation of the National Strategy for Protecting Integrity and Combating Corruption", he also added.

All parties should join efforts to fight corruption, including the government, the private sector and educational institutions, he also added.

He also highlighted the role of schools and universities in enlightening younger generation about the importance of integrity and fairness through curricula and various activities.

ACC is intended to protect integrity, and enhance the concept of transparency, as well as combat financial and administrative corruption in its different forms, manifestations and techniques, he also added.

He also called the public to expose any irregularities and violations relating to financial and management corruption to the watchdog on 19991, revealing that prizes would be instituted to whistleblowers.




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1/1/2014 9:18:45 AM

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