Head of the Public Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) Abdulaziz Al-Ibrahim stressed today the importance of developing the Arab Anti-Corruption Convention and its implementation mechanism, in a statement he made after meeting with the head of the Saudi Control and Anti-Corruption Authority Mazen Al-Kahmous on the sidelines of the ninth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption Corruption hosted by the city of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
Al-Ibrahim explained that the meeting discussed the role and competencies of (Integrity) in combating corruption, as well as ways to enhance cooperation between the two parties.
He pointed out that during the meeting, Al-Kahmous invited the Integrity Commission to attend the next session of the Arab Anti-Corruption Convention to be held in Riyadh.
Meanwhile, Ibrahim met separately with Iranian Minister of Justice Amin Rahimi and Jordanian head of anti-corruption Muhannad Hijazi. During the two meetings, Ibrahim stressed the need to strengthen institutional efforts aimed at combating corruption at all levels.
Al-Ibrahim stressed the importance of strengthening means of cooperation to combat corruption at all levels and the efforts established in this regard.
The two meetings dealt with introducing the authority’s role in combating and preventing corruption by receiving reports of corruption crimes and receiving financial disclosure statements. The two meetings also reviewed the State of Kuwait’s launch of Kuwait’s strategy to enhance integrity and combat corruption.