Ho Chi Minh City toughens on corruption, wastefulness

Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee Dinh La Thang ordered drastic actions to fight corruption and wastefulness during a meeting in the city on March 8.

The committee will show its leadership when it comes to uncovering and dealing with corruption cases, in which, the responsibilities of units’ leaders must be specified, he said, adding that the outcomes of the crackdown on corruption and wastefulness is a gauge of officials’ moral virtue and their professional capacity. 

He took the occasion to request the launch of hotlines to acquire any complaints and for submitting proposals to the committee whenever any obstacle arises. 

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The police, People’s Procuracy and inspectors should come up with detailed plans to improve the efficiency of investigation, inspection and settlement of complaints and denouncements, while paying special attention to public feedback on misbehaviors in sensitive areas. 

He also underscored the role of people-elected units, socio-political organisations, the press and the masses during the cause. 

Vice Director of the municipal Police Department Phan Anh Minh said a number of corruption cases are likely to be brought to light in the foreseeable future, mostly in the fields of banking, customs, finance and land management. 

Duong Ngoc Hai, Vice Director of the municipal People’s Procuracy, said large-scale corruption cases are being investigated and will, in time, be prosecuted by the municipal People’s Court.
VNA

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