A bill against corruption in Morocco

Published October 30th, 2005 - 03:18 GMT

The Moroccan Minister for Public Sectors Modernization, Mohamed Boussaid, announced last week that Morocco has drawn up a bill to create an independent body to fight against corruption in the country.

 

The Minister, who was speaking at the Moroccan House of Representatives, explained that the move is in line with the UN convention on the fight against corruption.

 

The government’s bill reports <i>Maghrebe Arabe Presse</i> includes 23 preventive measures and 31 sectorial measures, which are al meant to promote moral values in the Moroccan administration and reinforce its transparency. The bill also aims to modernize the follow up, audit and control systems in the country, and make it easier to identify corruption by simplifying the administrative and communicative procedures in the country.

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