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Anti-Corruption Council discusses controlling drugs, oil smuggling

Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi chaired a meeting of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Council, where he addressed a number of corruption issues including smuggling oil.

During the meeting, the council has decided to refer those guilty of dereliction to the judiciary regardless of their posts, a statement by Abd al-Mahdi's office said.

The council stressed the need to complete the technical assessment and come up with fundamental recommendations to reduce this phenomenon.

Abd al-Mahdi and other officials have reviewed an evaluation of the security authorities in charge of combating drugs. The council ordered following up on the implementation of the legal procedures for the control of drugs.

The council also urged applying the severest penalties against the defaulters and manipulators, considering them equally guilty.

It called on the Commission of Integrity to include more people to be obliged to submit their financial disclosure, including all the employees and those who work in the security services.
Last Modified: Saturday، 27 April 2019 12:18 AM