Agencies sign anti-corruption cooperation agreement

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BANGKOK, 4 September 2015 (NNT) – The Ministry of Interior, the Thai Chamber of Commerce, and the Anti-Corruption Organization of Thailand have signed an agreement to intensify cooperation in the suppression of corruption.

The Minister of Interior Gen Anupong Paojinda, along with the Deputy Minister Sutee Markboon, has witnessed the signing ceremony of the anti-corruption cooperation agreement between the Ministry of Interior, the Thai Chamber of Commerce, and the Anti-Corruption Organization of Thailand.

The agreement will solidify prevention and suppression measures of corruption in both government and private companies. The agreement also seek to raise personnel awareness on the morality and honest attitudes, to increase the number of good role models to society.

The agreement includes instructional guidelines to campaign the no-corruption practices among officials, and the creation of a working mechanism that goes in line with related laws and regulations on the disclosure of information for transparency and fairness.

The signing ceremony was broadcasted via a video-conference call to all provincial governors in Thailand. The anti-corruption agreement’s signing is considered a good chance for all agencies to uphold transparency and cooperate to effectively combat corruption.