Government inspectors successfully recovered 1.5 trillion VND (73.3
million USD) of wrongfully-spent State funds in the second quarter of
this year, and they have asked relevant authorities to review an
additional 2 trillion VND (96.5 million USD) in questionable
The figures were reported at a meeting in Hanoi on July 12 to review inspector activities over the past quarter.
Inspectors during the period also requested the return of 48ha of
misused land and further investigation into the use of another 155ha.
During the past quarter, inspectors reported at the
meeting, they submitted to the Prime Minister conclusions on their
inspections of land planning management and land use; their inspection
of troubled State-owned shipping company Vinalines; and audits of Hanoi
National University, infrastructure construction projects in Ninh Binh
Province, a Project undertaken by Brigade 16 in Ea Sup in the Central
Highlands province of Dak Lak, and various forestry and rubber
plantation projects in Dak Lak.
inspection of Hanoi National University's joint venture with
foreign universities in offering under graduate and graduate training
courses during 2006-10, Nguyen Van San, Deputy Chief of the Government
Inspectorate, said a final report will be submitted to the Prime
Minister by the end of this month.
Nguyen Van Kim,
director of the Inspectorate's judicial department, said his department
will submit to the Government a revised draft of the Law Against
Corruption for cabinet members to consider in their monthly meeting
slated for July 21-27.
In the first half of 2012,
government inspectors nationwide conducted some 6,000 inspections, of
which nearly 2,000 missions have produced final reports. They detected 3
trillion VND (145.5 million USD) in wrongful expenditures and recovered
1,400ha of misused land.-VNA