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Speaker of Shura Council Chairs Meeting of Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption's Executive Committee

14 July 2020



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HE Speaker of the Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud, who is also President of the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption, chaired Tuesday via video conference the meeting of the organization's executive committee to discuss future activities of the organization and examine the initiatives it plans to undertake to achieve its goals in coordination with world parliaments and other international organizations focused on combatting corruption.

His Excellency gave a speech at the beginning of the meeting, stressing the big role the organization has to play in protecting public money and in enhancing transparency and the rule of law to serve sustainable development in countries all over the world.

HE the Speaker of the Shura Council and President of the organization also stressed the State of Qatar's leading role in fighting corruption, and praised the decision of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to establish the Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani Anti-Corruption Excellence Award, which coincides with International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9 of every year.

The executive committee then took a number of decisions that aim to achieve the organization's goals and coordinate with the United Nations in combatting corruption.