PUTRAJAYA, May 7 – Inspection and Consultancy Division (BPMP) and Public Sector Governance Division (BUTSA) were respectively awarded with Chief Commissioner Special Award today. The award was presented by MACC Chief Commissioner Ybhg. Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed in a simple ceremony, held in Main Meeting Room of Inspection and Consultancy Division. `

Also present in this ceremony were Deputy Chief Commisioner (Prevention) Ybhg. Dato' Hj. Mustaffar Hj Ali, Director of Inspection and Consultancy Division Ybhg. Dato' Yusoff Akope, Director of Public Sector Governance Division Chief SAC Junipah Wandi and Director of Excellence and Professionalism Division Chief SAC Wan Ramli Wan Abdullah. In his speech Tan Sri Abu Kassim said the Chief Commissioner Special Award was awarded as a token of appreciation to the team which managed to generate project with the greatest impact to the MACC.

"The Commission thanked the team which managed to produce a successful project with a very positive impact particularly in gaining public support and confidence to the MACC".

Inspection and Consultancy Division won 2 of the Chief Commissioner Special Award via ‘Ops Highlands’ and ‘Ops Pagar’ while Public Sector Governance Division via Malaysian Public Service Integrity Assessment Study 2014 (MyIA). Ops Highlands was an initiative in proposing change and improvement to the system and work procedures to close the space and opportunity for corruption, abuse of power, malpractice and administrative shortcomings, which might occur in handling enforcement and land administration issues related to the illegal encroachment on government land in Cameron Highlands.

Ops Pagar was an initiative of inspecting practice, system and procedures related to the enforcement on the smuggling of migrant through the North Zone border in Kedah and Perlis.

Meanwhile, Malaysian Public Service Integrity Assessment Study 2014 (MyIA) was a study to assess the integrity level of the public service which was carried out on the 20 departments/agencies, identified as a high risk department/agency.