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The Supreme Council for Combating Corruption holds its 7th session chaired by His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi






March  - 14– 2019

The Supreme Council for Combating Corruption held its 7th session chaired by His Excellency the Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi, and the attendance of judges, members and representatives of civil society organizations as an observer member.

The council reviewed the files on its agenda, including the recent decision of the House of Representatives concerning (the abolition of the offices of the public inspectors and the activation of the role of the public prosecution, in principle), with emphasis on the continuation of its work.

His Excellency Prime Minister affirmed in his speech that (these offices were established under Order No. 57 of 2004 as one of the monitoring bodies. They were successful in some outputs and failed in other outputs and perhaps the legal challenges of their work, the controls and the lack of clarity of some office work policies contributed to the stalemate of some offices, In addition to other reasons, It is useful to give time and opportunity to these offices to work and later to evaluate the work to have a decision concerning the continuation of the offices work that would be within the anti-corruption project based on the standards and technical reports from specialized bodies). For that, the Supreme Anti-Corruption Council confirmed its policies and procedures with respect to the public inspectors and their offices.

The Council listened to the report submitted by the Integrity Commission on the need to deploy the dispatches of its employees at all levels, Including the Ministers concerned, and on the website of the Ministry, including the cost of dispatching and the parties that bear and the intended destinations.

The Council reviewed a number of special measures taken in cases of oil smuggling, border crossings and the scrutiny of state property.

The meeting discussed the issue of drugs and the decisive measures to be taken to curb this phenomenon and not to tolerate the parties involved, whether they are traffickers, promoters, users or any other status. The Council underscored the need to end of the file to the preserved salaries of state employees and members of the security services.

It also called for the completion of the national strategy to combat corruption, the national index of integrity, the involvement of civil society organizations and organizations concerned the combating corruption.

Media office of the prime minister
March - 14 – 2019