On Anti-Corruption Day… Saudi Arabia is proud of Arab leadership and...

The world celebrates the International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9 of each year, and Saudi Arabia is also proud of the Arab leadership and global excellence in this file.

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This year, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia achieved the highest levels of compliance with the 40 recommendations related to combating money laundering, and the 9 special recommendations related to combating terrorist financing. According to the report approved by the Financial Action Task Force “FATF” and the Middle East and North African Financial Action Task Force “MENA-FATF”, which placed the Kingdom in the first place in the Arab world, and one of the top ten in the ranking of the G20 countries.

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The Kingdom advanced by 7 global positions in the ranking of the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2019, issued by Transparency International, as it achieved the 51st position globally out of 180 countries.

Saudi Arabia advanced in its position among the G20 economic countries to achieve the 10th position, with the unlimited support of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, which enabled the authority to carry out its competencies and perform its tasks in combating financial and administrative corruption. In all its forms and levels.

The aspect of combating corruption in the Kingdom has witnessed a tangible development based on its awareness of its impact and its economic, social, security and cultural threat to any society, taking what is necessary to combat it, and providing the necessary support to the relevant authorities and committees, highlighting their efforts in this context, with the world celebrating the International Anti-Corruption Day, which falls on December 9 of each year.

Saudi Arabia is proud of these efforts in combating corruption as important achievements; In light of the fundamental reforms that Saudi Arabia is going through, including protecting integrity and combating corruption; In addition to its ratification of the United Nations Convention against Corruption in 2002, and then the announcement of the National Strategy to Protect Integrity and Combat Corruption in 2007, which was completed with the approval of the Council of Ministers to organize the Anti-Corruption Commission on 5/2/2011.

Several regulations, developments and amendments followed, including the issuance of the royal order on November 4, 2017, to form a higher committee headed by Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, and the membership of: the head of the Monitoring and Investigation Commission, and the head of the National Anti-Corruption Commission, the head of the General Auditing Bureau, the attorney general, and the head of state security; Which embodies the development of systems and laws that combat corruption in all its forms in Saudi Arabia.

Dealing with corruption crimes in the Kingdom falls within the competence of the Control and Anti-Corruption Authority “Nazaha”, in cooperation with various government agencies, as one of the preventive and remedial measures taken by Saudi Arabia is represented in the preventive aspect, which is represented in the integrity protection sector of the Commission, and in the remedial aspect, which is represented in In the anti-corruption sector of the authority; that provided channels of communication with the public to report corruption cases; A 24-hour hotline that it operates to receive news and reports from the public, and the identities of callers are protected, for their personal safety, if they so desire.

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