Kuwait City, Sep 22: As a result of examining the financial disclosure statements of government officials and parliamentarians, the Public Prosecutor approved requests from the General Anti-Corruption Authority to reveal the banking secrecy of the accounts of 3 senior officials, one of whom is a former minister, with their children and some of their relatives, in addition to the accounts of a deputy and his sons.
In this regard, the Central Bank of Kuwait circulated to banks the permission to provide the Public Authority for Anti-Corruption with bank account statements for a former minister and his children, for the period from February 1, 2016, to September 15, 2019, on the occasion of the result of the financial disclosure statement examination.
The sources pointed out that the permission includes the disclosure of banking secrecy about the debts of the former minister and his children, in addition to their deposits, loans, and safes, as well as their securities of different names, other than the period specified in the decision.
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On the occasion of the result of the examination of the financial disclosure declaration, the Attorney General also granted permission to disclose banking secrecy about the accounts of an assistant agent working in one of the government offices for the period from February 1, 2016, to date, provided that this includes her deposits, loans, and safes, as well as her securities of various names.
The Anti-Corruption Commission also requested the disclosure of bank secrecy on the accounts of a former army officer and his two sons for the same period, while the Attorney General’s directives included approving the disclosure of bank secrecy on the accounts of a current deputy and his children, for the period from March 25, 2019, to March 25, 2020, provided that This includes their deposits, loans, and treasuries, as well as their securities of various names.