02:04 - 06-01 2022
The President of the Republic, Dr. Barham Salih, received today, Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at the Peace Palace in Baghdad, the head of the Integrity Commission, Judge Alaa Jawad Al-Saadi.
The President of the Republic stressed the important role of the authority in combating corruption, noting that preserving public money, closing corruption outlets, and recovering looted funds is an urgent national need, noting the dangers of continuing corruption in weakening institutions by responding to citizens’ requirements and negatively affecting investment and reconstruction opportunities in the country.
The President of the Republic pointed to the importance of approving the draft law on recovering the proceeds of corruption submitted by the Presidency of the Republic, to be in addition to the existing effort of the legal system, a step in the way of combating this dangerous scourge, in addition to the need to form an international coalition to combat corruption similar to the international coalition to combat ISIS terrorist.
The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, stressed the necessity of activating all legal and practical measures in the fight against corruption and through unconventional measures with proactive and deterrent steps to recover corruption funds, and to benefit from successful international experiences in this regard.
For his part, the head of the commission, Judge Alaa Jawad Al-Saadi, gave a briefing on the progress of the commission's work, the challenges it faces, and its future plans. The President of the Republic expressed his support for all efforts aimed at achieving the goals of eradicating corruption and stopping the waste of public money.
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