The headquarters of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha) in Riyadh. (Courtesy of Nazaha website)
RIYADH: The president of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha) stressed the importance of continuing and enhancing cooperation and exchanging expertise among anti-corruption agencies in the Gulf to achieve regional security, stability, development and prosperity.
Mazen bin Ibrahim Al-Kahmous was speaking at a meeting of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) anti-corruption agencies, which was held in Oman.
He thanked the sultanate and the council’s general secretariat for organizing the meeting, and expressed hope that the aspirations of the leaders of GCC countries will be achieved.
Nazaha aims to create a work environment of integrity, transparency, honesty, justice and equality in the bodies that fall within its jurisdiction or specialization.
According to official statistics, Nazaha received 15,591 reports in 2018 compared with 10,402 the previous year. Financial and administrative corruption cases made up the bulk of the reports.