Vice President Phankham Viphavanh
(KPL) Vice President Phankham Viphavanh has warned that organisation directors will be dismissed if it is proved that their organisations or people under their supervision are corrupt.
The vice president said that the move was to prevent corruption from escalating and to create public trust of the leadership of the Party and government.
“The secretariat of the Party Central Committee has strengthened corruption prevention and suppression measures by making a decision that those who serve as directors of government organisations shall be responsible for any corruption committed in their organisations,” said the vice president.
“Among the problems the Party has attached most importance to and that need urgent address is corruption, which is prevalent at all levels and in all groups of people in the Lao society today, especially corruption committed in the Party and government realms which continues to plague political stability and national security,” said MrPhankham.