Ministers, deputy ministers, pol-secs, officials must declare assets

Dr Mahathir (centre) speaking to the press after chairing a Cabinet Committee Meeting. Also seen are, from right, Lim, Dr Wan Azizah, Abu Kassim and Muhyiddin. Bernama photo


PUTRAJAYA: Cabinet ministers, deputy ministers, political secretaries and government officials must declare their assets to the Prime Minister.

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said when making the announcement that agencies entrusted with corruption prevention would be privy to all the information.

“The prime minister cannot conceal corruption committed by officers or administrators,” he told a media conference after chairing a Cabinet Committee Meeting on Government Management Integrity at Perdana Putra here today.

Also present at the meeting were Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, and Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC) director-general Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed.

Dr Mahathir said the meeting also decided that government officials must not hold more than five positions. – Bernama

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