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Prime Minister opened the International Anti-Corruption Day, said government accelerated litigation against corruption

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          Mr. Jarin Chakkaphark, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labor and senior executives of the Ministry of Labor honored at the ceremony of awarding the merit and transparency in the operation of government agencies for the fiscal year 2016-2060 (ITA Awards) and the award of the slogan “Zero Tolerance Thais are not resistant to corruption”. Announcing the intent of anti-corruption On the day of Anti-Corruption International (Thailand) by General Prayut Chan-ocha , Prime Minister presided at the Grand Diamond Ballroom, IMPACT Convention Center, Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi. The Prime Minister said corruption problems is a problem that has been accumulated for a long time, not only in Thailand. The government has realized this by implementing both legislative amendments, accelerated litigation to bring concrete results. The Prime Minister also emphasized that. Corruption issues must be coordinated by all sectors in order to raise awareness of the risks of corruption that must be initiated by individuals, families, schools, communities, and societies, create an anti-corruption network in all areas to ensure that all levels are in place to keep old and new ones out. The corruption correction must be carried out with the people involved, from the people, the receiver, and the process of fraudulent brokerage.

          As a result of the International Transparency International’s 2008 Global Corruption Perceptions Index. Of the 126 countries, 2 out of 3 had scores below 50, while Thailand had 35 scores out of 100 and 101 out of 176.

          Anti-Corruption Day, launched by the United Nations General Assembly (UN), has approved a declaration dated December 9 of every year is International Anti-Corruption Day. This year, the government together with the Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission The media, and the public, have organized the event in both the central and the regional areas under the concept of “zero tolerance, the Thai people do not tolerate corruption” to stimulate public awareness and not accept all sectors and do not tolerate corruption also aware of the serious damage caused by corruption.