MINSK, 3 August (BelTA) – Work is in progress to devise a set of measures to combat crime and corruption in Belarus in 2023-2025, Head of the Department for Combating Corruption and Organized Crime at the Prosecutor General's Office Igor Greibo told reporters in Minsk on 3 August, BelTA has learned.
A program to combat crime and corruption for 2020-2022, approved at the national coordinating meeting in 2019 is currently in force in the country. The program is nearing the end, and the Prosecutor General's Office, together with the government, all law enforcement agencies, is preparing another set of measures to combat crime and corruption in 2023-2025.
"Now this document is at the stage of approval, and will be submitted to the national coordinating meeting on combating crime and corruption, I think, at the end of the year," Igor Greibo said.
The Prosecutor General's Office, in cooperation with other government bodies, drafted a bill to amend laws on combating corruption with an aim to make the preventive anti-corruption mechanisms more effective. This bill passed the first reading in the House of Representatives reading and will be up for the second one in September, Igor Greibo added.