President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev receives Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Agency Alik Shpekbayev

14 October, 2020

The Head of State heard a report on the main work indicators of the Anti-Corruption Agency for 9 months of 2020.

Alik Shpekbayev also reported to the President on the adoption of amendments to the anti-corruption legislation and a significant improvement in the country’s performance on the World Bank’s Control of Corruption Index.

Noting the importance of continuing a comprehensive and consistent modernization of Kazakhstan’s anti-corruption policy based on international standards, President Tokayev focused on the need for high-quality implementation of instructions to revoke a parole for corrupt officials and introduce a ban on holding foreign accounts for civil servants, deputies and judges.

At the end, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev stressed the priority of effective preventive work and systematic control over the targeted use of budget funds, which is particularly relevant amid the pandemic.

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