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PM receives IACC annual report, meets with commission chairman

By JT - Nov 11,2019 - Last updated at Nov 11,2019

AMMAN — Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Monday received a copy of the Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission’s (IACC) annual report, which details its work and achievements during 2018.

Razzaz, during a meeting with Chairman of the IACC Muhannad Hijazi and board members, expressed the government’s support for the commission as the “most important supervisory body in the Kingdom”, highlighting the IACC’s role in preserving public money and combatting violations in various sectors.

Hijazi on Monday also handed a copy of the annual report to Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh. During the meeting, Tarawneh stressed the importance of unifying IACC efforts, expressing the Lower House’s readiness to receive any proposals to amend laws related to coordinating the commission’s work.

At the meeting, Hijazi highlighted the importance of cooperation and coordination with the Lower House to contain and reveal instances of corruption, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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