A high-level delegation from the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission of the Republic of Korea visited the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority in Qatar. The delegation was welcomed by HE Hamad Bin Nasser Al Missned, President of the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority, along with several of the Authority’s Directors and HE the Deputy Ambassador of the Republic of South Korea in Qatar.
The visit comes within the framework of the strategic partnership between the two authorities, which was inaugurated during the visit of the delegation of the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority in the State of Qatar to the Korean Authority from 30 October to 2 November 2018, which witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two parties, to frame the exchange of experiences and best practices on ways to promote transparency and integrity and strengthen the relationship in areas of common interest. This is beneficial in strengthening the relationship between the State of Qatar and the Republic of South Korea from a distinguished relationship in various fields.
The meeting reviewed the efforts of the two authorities in the fields of promoting integrity and anti- corruption, including the most important projects carried out by the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority in the State of Qatar, which are the National Strategy for Promoting Integrity and Transparency, the National Framework for Institutional Integrity and Transparency, the Public Officials Integrity Charter and other national public initiatives in this field.
The President of ACTA noted that the achievements of the State of Qatar in promoting integrity, transparency and preventing corruption are attested by the relevant international indicators and that the Authority is constantly working to promote and sustain this international excellence. HE also pointed out that the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority always puts its expertise in this field to serve the international organizations and counterparts authorities in friendly countries to the State of Qatar. This is consistent with the State of Qatar’s approach to supporting international efforts in all fields, including sustainable development and anti-corruption.
Mr. Ouy Wuhan Ki, Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission of the Republic of Korea and head of the delegation, emphasized the successful partnership between the two authorities, which would contribute to strengthening the capability of the two authorities in preventing and combating corruption and providing an international example of successful cooperation in such fields.
It is worth mentioning that the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission of the Republic of South Korea is internationally recognized as one of the anti-corruption authorities that has achieved outstanding successes in the fields of promoting transparency, integrity, preventing and combating corruption.