Sri Lanka joins ADB initiative to combat corruption

Susantha Ratnayake, Chairman, BOI formally presents the Certificate of Registration to Indra Silva, Chairman, Indra Hotels and Resorts Kandy (Pvt) Ltd

May 17, 2006 (LBO) – Sri Lanka Wednesday joined an Asian Development Bank- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development initiative to develop an action plan to combat corruption. “Knowledge – Commitment – Action against Corruption in Asia-Pacific”, a book that explores innovative reforms discussed at the ADB OECD 5th Regional Anti-Corruption Conference for Asia-Pacific in Beijing, China in September 2005, was also released. China and Macao also signed up for membership, which includes regular reviews of progress in implementing ADB-OECD anti-corruption action plan for Asia-Pacific.

Since the
Action Plan’s adoption in Tokyo in 2001, this inter-governmental process
has been joined by 27 countries and jurisdictions committed to cooperate
and build capacity in the fight against corruption.

They
include: Australia; Bangladesh; Cambodia; People’s Republic of China;
Cook Is

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