Empowering The Governance of government funds
PUTRAJAYA, 4 May - Anti-Corruption Advisory Board (ACAB) has proposed several views and suggestions to the Ministry of Finance Malaysia (MOF) for improvements related to the monitoring of approval and payment of Government procurement, especially on projects through direct negotiations to ensure no leakage of government funds.
The Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti -Corruption Commission (MACC), Datuk Seri Azam Baki has suggested to the MOF to issues a directive on interest declaration to the companies that participating in government procurement before enforcing the Beneficial Ownership (BO) laws.
In addition, the ACAB Chairman, Tan Sri Abu Zahar Dato’ Nika Ujang also raised the issue of increasing the annual allocation to the MACC especially for operational and prevention programs to intensify and strengthen anti-corruption efforts in the country.
He said this during a meeting session with the Minister of Finance Malaysia YB Senator Tengku Datuk Seri Utama Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz at the Ministry of Finance Malaysia here today.
Also present, the Deputy Chief Commissioner (Prevention) of MACC, Dato’ Sri Shamshun Baharin Mohd Jamil; Deputy Chief Commissioner (Management and Professionalism) of MACC, Dato' Junipah Wandi and ACAB Members.