3rd Conference of the States Parties to Arab Convention against Corruption Concluded Today

Mazen Al-Kahmous, President of the Control and Anti-Corruption Authority, led the Kingdom's delegation to the conference.

The meeting of the third Conference of the States Parties to the Arab Convention against Corruption concluded today.

Mazen Al-Kahmous, President of the Control and Anti-Corruption Authority, led the Kingdom’s delegation to the conference.

Al-Kahmous delivered a speech in which he thanked the Kingdom of Morocco for hosting this conference.

He also added that Saudi Arabia is always keen on issuing the necessary legislations to protect integrity and combat corruption.

He added that the Kingdom has sought to activate its international partnerships in fighting corruption. This is through multilateral cooperation mechanisms, including the UN Convention against Corruption. Adding to the Arab Agreement, the Gulf Cooperation Council, and its membership in the Group of Twenty (G20).

Al-Kahmous also pointed out that the Kingdom’s efforts in fighting corruption and money laundering resulted in the decision of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) countries to the Kingdom’s accession as the first Arab country.

At a conclusion, the President of the Control and Anti-Corruption Authority then welcomed the all through hosting the fourth session of the States Parties to the Arab Convention against Corruption in 2022, in Riyadh.