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Ensure punishments for corrupt individuals

Says President

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 20 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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Ensure punishments for corrupt individuals

President M Abdul Hamid on Sunday asked the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to issue a warning message that corrupt individuals, whoever he or she may be, must be punished.

The President came up with the call when the ACC Chairman Mohammad Moinuddin Abdullah and its Commissioner Md Jahurul Haque went to Bangabhaban to meet the President, said a press release

During the meeting, the ACC chairman informed the President about the overall activities of the commission. He also raised the issue of ACC office infrastructure and manpower crisis before the President.

Mentioning that Bangladesh is moving forward on the path of development and progress, President Md Abdul Hamid said that prevention of corruption is very necessary to make this trend of development sustainable.

He also said that initiatives should be taken by the educational institutions, society and family so that the young generation can grow up with anti-corruption attitude.

The President also hoped that the ACC would take strict measures to curb institutional corruption as well as informal corruption.

Secretary to the President’s Office Sampad Barua, Military Secretary Major General SM Salahuddin Islam and Secretary (attachment) Md. Wahidul Islam Khan were also present on the occasion.