KUALA LUMPUR – The 2017 Kuala Lumpur Secretariat (KL 2017) assures that the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games and Kuala Lumpur ASEAN Para Games will be free of misappropriation of funds.
Its chief executive officer Datuk Seri Zolkples Embong said the organisers were always transparent in all actions taken especially involving the financial and procurement aspects.
“We want to ensure the hosting of KL 2017 is free of floutings of procedures especially in terms of finance, procurement and others.
“We are always transparent in our actions especially involving the aspect of finance. I will ensure that, after the completion of holding the events, we will furnish all reports and financial statements including sports equipment and inventory to Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin,” he said.
He said this after a monthly gathering and integrity oath-taking by the officers and staff of the secretariat at the Gymnasium 111 Lobby, National Sports Council, Bukit Jalil today.
Also present at the ceremony was Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) deputy chief commissioner (Prevention) Datuk Shamshun Baharin Mohd Jamil.
The hosting of KL 2017 involves the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games on Aug 19-31 and Kuala Lumpur ASEAN Para Games on Sept 17-23. – BERNAMA