Paper reading on anti-corruption concludes in Yangon

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Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission U Aung Kyi delivers the speech at the 2nd day of the paper reading on anti-corruption held in Yangon. Photo: MNA

The second day of the paper reading on anti-corruption was held at the Park Royal Hotel in Yangon yesterday morning.
The paper reading on anti-corruption was jointly organised by the Anti-Corruption Commission and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, with the title “Promote Integrity to Counter Corruption.”
During the session, U Aye Lwin and U Nyunt Wai read papers on “Fighting against Corruption and Uplifting Morality.”
U Zeya Thu read a paper on “The Role of Media in Promoting Integrity and Combating Corruption.”
Dr. Khine Khine Win read a paper on “To Combat Corruption is to Promote Human Rights.”
U Thwin Lin Aung read a paper titled, “Approaching Anti-Corruption from the Point of View of Integrity.”
U Myint Thwin read a paper on Anti Corruption Training, Daw Phyu Phyu Zin read a paper on “Lifting the Prestige of Economy for Anti-Corruption,” while U Zaw Two read a paper on “Regional Development and Accountability.”
U Aung Soe read a paper on “Reduction in Corruption in Jail,” and U Win Myint Than read a paper on “Overtaking Singapore.”
In the afternoon session, the moderators conducted reviews of some 26 papers.
Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission U Aung Kyi expressed his thanks to all the participants, including scholars, non-governmental organisations and international non-governmental organisations at the paper reading session.
Following the paper reading, a press release was issued. U Aung Kyi clarified matters related to the ongoing processes, future tasks and procedures of the commission.
Later, U Han Nyunt, a member of the Anti-Corruption Commission, read out the announcement (1/2018).
Further, U Aung Kyi replied to questions raised by the media about the bill for an anti-corruption law, the number of complaint letters received in two months, the budget allocation of the commission and other related issues.
The paper reading session is aimed at widening the outlook and knowledge of the people and accelerating the processes and objectives of the commission, uplifting morality and adopting preventive measures with systematic approaches. Moreover, the 2018 workplan is being carried out to eliminate this malpractice once and for all.

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