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* Sri Lankan President highlights steps taken by the government against fraud, corruption and malpractices
Wed, Sep 5, 2018, 10:44 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 05, Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena says the government of good governance has been committed to build a system to boost clean governance free of fraud and corruption.

He said the present government has taken many decisions against fraud, corruption and malpractices, that were not taken during the period of 70 years since the country gained independence.

Addressing an event held at the parliament premises on Wednesday, President Sirisena highlighted that during the past period several steps, including strengthening of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery of Corruption as an independent Commission were taken and made amendments to the Investigate Allegations of Bribery of Corruption Act.

He said that it was a great achievement to establish the Audit Commission and added that it is expected to establish the audit service promptly which is limited to talks over the 40 to 50 years.

Expressing his views regarding the distress among the people about the delays regarding the enforcement of laws against the fraud, corruption and theft, the President said that steps should be taken to punish those wrongdoers swiftly fulfilling the expectations of the people in the government of good governance,.

The President also stressed the need to expedite the process of the lawsuits against the offenders as well as to accelerate implementation of the recommendations given by the special presidential commission appointed by him to investigate serious frauds and corruption that took place in the country.

 

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