LABUAN – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is targeting young government personnel and youths at all levels in combating corruption.
Nine enforcement agencies and local authorities namely the police, customs, immigration, Labuan Corporation, Road Transport Department (RTD), Fire and Rescue Department, Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK), Public Works Department (PWD), village youth representatives and leaders and students of University Malaysia of Sabah Labuan International College (UMSKAL) took part in the ‘Zero In Corruption Program’ Saturday.
The one-day program was in collaboration with UMSKAL to educate and create awareness among youths at all levels on corruption efforts and preventive measures.
Labuan MACC director Jamaluddin Bakar said the anti-corruption program would continue to be widened and expanded to certain group of people whose duties are exposed to elements of corruption.
A seminar entitled Youth’s Role in Corruption Prevention was also held with the cooperation of the National Population and Family Development Board (LPPKN) Labuan and Labuan Community Education Unit.
â€œThe program has given positive impact to the youths. The program was in recognition to the youthâ€™s participation in combating corruption,â€ he said at the launching of the program.
He said the program was part of MACCâ€™s efforts and strategies to build public support at all levels for anti-corruption efforts. – BERNAMA