The State of Qatar participated in the sixth meeting of the agencies’ presidents responsible for protecting integrity and anti-corruption in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which was held through visual communication technology yesterday.
The State of Qatar delegation was headed during the meeting by H.E. Hamad bin Nasser Al-Misned, President of the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority (ACTA). During the meeting, a number of issues on the agenda, especially those related to protecting integrity and combating corruption were discussed, including the guiding system for protecting public money, updating the career guiding code of conduct, updating the guiding principles for the exchange of expertise and experiences between anti-corruption authorities and agencies, and other topics related to awareness and education in the principles of integrity and anti-corruption.
Furthermore, the efforts made by the State of Qatar to fulfill international and regional obligations, including those related to joint Gulf work within the scope of the GCC, were highly noted. Throughout the meeting, visualizations were provided for the various projects presented to study and provide opinions and suggestions. The ACTA has also initiated a set of projects, which aims to develop work for practitioners through guidelines centered on mutual legal assistance, asset recovery, the field of government contracting and the civil service sector, as well as proposing the inclusion of a teaching curriculum on anti-corruption in Law and Sharia colleges.