A member of the Supreme Political Council, Ahmed Ghaleb Al-Rahwi, affirmed that corruption is a scourge of contemporary society and a phenomenon that is widely spread as a result of accumulations that society experienced due to the weakness of religious faith.
This came during its launch of the awareness and educational program for promoting transparency and integrity, combating corruption and preventing it, organized by the Supreme National Authority for Combating Corruption and the People’s Social Development Foundation in coordination with the Ministry of Interior for the employees of the police departments in the Capital Secretariat within the framework of the national vision to build the modern Yemeni state.
The program includes, in its first phase, over a period of three months, the implementation of three training courses for employees of the police departments in Maeen, Sebaa, and Bani al-Harith, on transparency and integrity.
“Corruption is damaging the public interest, bypassing laws, excluding competencies, spreading bribery, favoritism, favoritism, appropriating public money, exploiting public property, mediation, failure to adhere to the official working hours, and laxity in implementing the system,” he said at the inauguration ceremony, which was attended by a member of the Supreme Political Council.
He pointed out that the police force is concerned with law enforcement, and therefore any negligence, negligence, or negligence in the performance of the policeman’s duties may lead to exposing any person to accusation, conviction, or assistance in acquitting a person of a charge or crime.
He stressed the need to establish a system for educating police officers and law enforcement agencies that includes the ethical standards and regulations concerned with the performance of this function and to establish a training system that includes continuous training for police and law enforcement agencies.
For his part, Deputy Prime Minister for National Vision Affairs, Mahmoud Al-Junaid, affirmed that the launch of the program comes to help the competent authorities in protecting society from corruption so that the citizen is able to benefit from the nation’s good, security and stability.
He pointed out that it is the responsibility of police personnel to combat corruption, as the police force is closely and directly linked to the issues of people who are the focus of attention and address the preservation of dignity and dignity.
Al-Junaid pointed out that the programs organized by the Supreme National Authority for Combating Corruption and the People’s Social Foundation for Development in cooperation with the Ministries of Interior, Justice and Human Rights, focus on institutional building and preparing a national plan to combat corruption and improve human and financial resources.
In turn, the President of the Supreme National Authority for Combating Corruption, Dr. Muhammad Muhammad Al-Ghashem, expressed that the Authority, through its plans and programs, aspires to develop the capabilities of leaders and officers of the police departments in Amanat Al-Asimah in the field of transparency, integrity and limiting corruption.
He stressed the need to enhance the perceptions of police cadres of the role assigned to them in combating manifestations of corruption, such as bribery, extortion and plundering public funds, working to ward off corruption risks and its effects, prosecute the perpetrators, and establish principles of transparency, integrity and accountability in the performance of employees of security institutions and police departments.
He stressed the authority’s keenness to involve security institutions, in the foreground, the Ministry of Interior, the Security and Intelligence Service, and civil society organizations in presenting its vision during the preparation stages of the national project, which is the National Anti-Corruption Strategy that the Authority is working to prepare in partnership with the parties of the National Integrity System.
Dr. Al-Ghashem pointed out that the program includes various topics and theses, which will be presented by many specialists in the authority and the Ministry of Interior, and will contribute to enhancing the level of capabilities of its participants and providing them with knowledge and skills in the areas of transparency and integrity, combating corruption, protecting public funds and building a training team in this field.
He explained that the program will include, in its first phase, from March to May, for employees of the police departments in Maeen, Sabaa and Bani al-Harith districts, the implementation of three courses on enhancing transparency and integrity of police leaders and officers in Amanat Al-Asimah, indicating that the courses will target 10 police departments and 30 officers in each district, at a rate of three. Officers and individuals from each police station.
The Head of the Anti-Corruption Commission stated that the program also includes holding a training of trainers course in anti-corruption and good governance targeting 30 trainees from various departments at the Ministry of Interior’s office and printing brochures, awareness and introduction posters, and TV flashes on satellite channels.
At the event attended by Minister of Transport Zakaria Al-Shami and Fisheries Muhammad Al-Zubairi, Acting Minister of Human Rights Ali Al-Dailami and Deputy Head of the Security and Intelligence Service Major General Abdul Qadir Al-Shami, the Director of Combating Corruption and Police Abuses at the Ministry of Interior, Brigadier General Abdul-Ghani Al-Tawoos, touched on the Ministry of Interior’s measures to combat corruption at the sector level The ministry.
He considered the Ministry of the Interior a basic partner in the anti-corruption system, stressing that the existence of security services that preserve public order, money and property, detect crimes, prosecute their perpetrators, fight corruption and work to prevent it, is the basis of the system of government.
Al-Tawoos referred to the role of the Ministry of Interior in combating corruption, preventive and security, reviewing the creation of several agencies and departments within the ministry’s framework concerned with combating corruption, including the Inspector General’s body in its four departments, combating corruption, police abuse, control and inspection, human rights and overall quality.
He pointed out that, in the general national framework, there is the General Administration for Drug Control, which undertakes work in combating all kinds of drugs, illegal gain and money laundering crimes, and also there are departments of Public Funds Investigation, Family Protection, Tourist Police and Antiquities Protection.
For his part, Director of the People’s Social Foundation for Development, Dr. Ahmed Al-Kebsi, stressed the importance of the program adopted by the Anti-Corruption Commission and the Foundation in enhancing anti-corruption efforts and eradicating it as a shared societal responsibility and a front in itself in the face of aggression.
He explained that the targeting of the program for the employees of the police departments of the Municipality contributes to building strong and effective security institutions free of manifestations of corruption, enhancing citizen confidence in them, and creating awareness for employees of police departments with concepts of transparency and integrity, combating corruption and criminalizing all its forms and manifestations.
He stated that the People’s Foundation, in cooperation with the national revenue institutions and under the supervision of the Ministry of Interior, will work on establishing an electronic system that links police departments to the Ministry of Interior and printing special forms for receiving complaints, writing records and all forms of administrative procedures in the departments.