Saudi Takes Part in UN Anti-Corruption Meeting, Mark 15th Anniversary of Convention Adoption

Published May 23rd, 2018 - 08:59 GMT
UN Assembly (AFP/File Photo)
UN Assembly (AFP/File Photo)

Saudi Arabia, represented by a delegation from the National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha), will take part on Wednesday in a high-level meeting of the U.N. General Assembly (UNGA) to mark 15 years since the adoption of the U.N. Convention against Corruption.

The meeting will be attended by UNGA President Miroslav Lajcak, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Yuri Fedotov, executive director of the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime.

The opening session will discuss the most notable developments and best practices in the application of the U.N. Convention against Corruption, which has been adopted by 184 countries, including Saudi Arabia. The meeting will conclude with a speech by Lajcak.

Dr. Khalid bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Muhaisen, president of Nazaha and head of the Saudi delegation, will stress the Kingdom’s anti-corruption efforts locally and internationally.



This article has been adapted from its original source.

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