Special committee members' appointment manifestation of govt's anti-corruption efforts, says PM

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim speaking at the Majlis Anugerah Tangan Emas Perdana Menteri (MATEPM) Dan Anugerah Tokoh Mahir (ATM) 2023, Shah Alam, Thursday, November 23, 2023. — RAJA FAISAL/The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim described the appointment of five members of the Special Committee on Corruption on Tuesday (Nov 28) as a manifestation of the Madani Government’s continued efforts to fight corruption in the country.

He also expressed hope that the newly appointed members, who would serve for three years effective Oct 9 till Oct 8, 2026, would carry out their duties with fairness, humility and impartiality.

"I believe that the committee members will continue to serve with virtue in carrying out their task in stamping out corruption," he posted on his official Facebook page on Tuesday.

Anwar had presented the appointment letters to Dewan Negara Speaker Tan Sri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar as commitee chairman, Paya Besar MP Datuk Mohd Shahar Abdullah, Batang Lupar MP Mohd Shafizan Kepli, Tawau MP Lo Su Fui and Bentong MP Young Syefura Othman at the Parliament building here, witnessed by Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Tan Sri Azam Baki.

Dewan Negara Speaker’s Office announced in a statement on Tuesday that all five members were appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong with the role of advising the Prime Minister on the various aspects related to corruption in the country and to inspect the MACC Annual Report. - Bernama

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