PM Anwar launches National Anti Corruption Strategies

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim launched the National Anti-Corruption Strategies (NACS) 2024-2028 with a focus on effective corruption prevention efforts and improvisations on governance and integrity in the administration of public services and government linked companies.

The NACS replaces the National Anti -Corruption Plan is part of Malaysia’s reform agenda with core strategies to combat corruption.

“When we launch this (NACS) agenda, of course, the pillar is still the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), but it also involves the Inland Revenue Board, the Royal Malaysia Police, the Immigration Department, the Customs, and other agencies that need to ensure that this country will not repeat past mistakes, but rather be more determined to fight corruption.

“I have confidence in Azam (MACC chief commissioner Tan Sri Azam Baki) and the MACC who have been given trust, mandate and support to fight corruption…regardless of one’s rank and status so that the people get a clear message,” he said.

“Just imagine, the issues of poverty eradication, dilapidated schools, hospitals, and public facilities, as well as the fate of fishermen, rubber smallholders and padi farmers…we can solve almost everything if we can save the country from the uncontrolled greed and abuse of power and position.

“To combat corruption, you need a very powerful, committed, dedicated, and courageous force. To combat corruption, you need strong legislation and laws,” he said.

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