DPM hands policy to PACC on 10th anniversary

The Office of the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) has marked its 10th year of combatting graft in the state sector.

Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Kreau-ngam handed down policy to the PACC on the occasion of its 10th anniversary, noting areas where it may reconsider its approach. He nevertheless confirmed the government’s acknowledgment of the need for the office as it is an essential tool in ridding the administrative sector of corruption.

Areas, where the PACC is to be improved, include its human resources, uncovering the assets and liabilities of officials and setting an example for other agencies. The DPM also urged it to better promote its work, while implying that legal changes will soon be made to accommodate the PACC’s efforts.

The deputy premier handed out three plaques of recognition of the work of exemplary members of the PACC in the areas of case processing, anti-corruption media production and adherence to the national strategy against corruption