King receives integrity commission 2021 report

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His Majesty King Abdullah receives a copy of the Jordan Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission’s annual report from JIACC Chairman Muhannad Hijazi, on October 16, 2022 (Photos: Royal Court)
AMMAN His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday received the Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission’s (IACC) report for 2021 from IACC Chairman Muhannad Hijazi at Al-Husseiniya Palace.اضافة اعلان

King Abdullah stressed the importance of protecting witnesses to encourage them to report suspected corruption cases and the need to continue working to advance the IACC’s performance and oversight tools, while keeping up with international indices and addressing issues to enhance Jordan’s ranking.

Hijazi highlighted the main IACC achievements, outlined in the report, including the retrieval of JD142 million from corruption cases.

According to the report, 197 investigations were referred to the IACC public prosecutor; the success rate of investigations referred by the commission to the judiciary reached 83 percent.

Hijazi said the commission launched the National Integrity Index, which measures the adherence of 100 public institutions to national integrity standards, and highlighted the master’s and high diploma programs in governance and combatting corruption, launched by the IACC in cooperation with the University of Jordan.

Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi and Director of the Office of His Majesty Jafar Hassan attended the meeting. 

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