Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said that the aim of restructuring the Supreme Council for Combating Corruption is to enable it to take deterrent measures and unify the efforts of the regulatory bodies in the context of a new work capable of confronting any party or person whatever its location and act as a state in the detection Corruption and the protection of society, citizens and public money alike. "
"The head of the Supreme Council for Combating Corruption held the first session of the Supreme Council for Combating Corruption, which was held today, in the presence of the heads of the public prosecution, the judicial supervision authority, the Financial Supervision Bureau and the Integrity Commission, the Inspector General of the Ministry of Interior and a number of advisers," the statement said.
He added that "this measure comes in implementation of what we pledged in our government platform, which was approved by the House of Representatives and became the duty of implementation, and in the face of it must enjoy the Supreme Council for the fight against corruption sufficient administrative and legal powers to control the file of corruption and knowledge of its citizens and shortcomings in follow-up,
In order to achieve clear outputs and prevent the severe damage that has become a shake of the image of the state and society and the reputation of citizens in general, and must put an end to this decline and consider corruption as an enemy such as a terrorist gang.
The Supreme Council for Anti-Corruption discussed mechanisms of action and agreement on the timing of the start of proceedings in accordance with the new contexts