KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 - Various strategies are being drafted by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in an effort to enact a new clean-cut Malaysia.
MACC Chief Commissioner, YBhg.Puan Latheefa Koya said that among them was the placement of integrity officers at government agencies and government-linked companies (GLCs), implementation of Section 17A of the MACC Act 2009, the declaration of property among lawmakers as well as the proposal to place integrity officers in the office of the Chief Minister and Menteri Besar.
MACC Chief Commissioner, YBhg. Puan Latheefa Koya said among them were the placement of integrity officers at government agencies and government-linked companies (GLCs), the implementation of Section 17A of the MACC Act 2009, the declaration of property among parliamentarians and the proposal to place integrity officers in the office of the Chief Minister and Chief Minister.
In addition, he said, the existing MACC policy was also enhanced such as the wearing of locks and the installation of closed-circuit cameras (CCTVs) in lockers and recording rooms.
This was presented by him at a forum entitled 'Governance Gone Wrong, Reforms Required' in conjunction with Bank Rakyat's 2019 'Institutionalisation of Reforms in the New Malaysia' Conference at Bank Rakyat Tower, here today.
The forum was officiated by YAB Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad was also attended by Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof and Bank Rakyat chairman Datuk Noripah Kamso.
Also present at the forum was the Bank's People's Freedom of Corruption (IBR) and witnessed by deputy chief commissioner (Prevention) of the MACC, Dato 'Shamshun Baharin Mohd. Jamil.
Meanwhile, Dr. Mahathir stressed that no one should break the law at all, especially in crime-related crimes.
He said eliminating corruption was a priority of the government to ensure that the crime could be controlled and thus create a country of integrity.