Experience and lessons in combating corruption were shared by many foreign and domestic experts during a conference held by the Government Inspectorate in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province on August 27.

Speakers from the World Bank and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) presented their anti-corruption experience in public procurement and financial management, transparency of public servants’ assets and prevention of interest conflicts.

In addition, measures to increase the accountability of officials and civil servants as well as help people access corruption-related information were tabled.

Participants also analysed anti-corruption regulations in the UN Convention against Corruption and introduced Vietnam ’s initiatives against the problem.

Vietnam is sparing no effort to drive back corruption through perfecting the legal system, intensifying inspection, and imposing strict punishments on corruption cases, said Deputy Chief Inspector Tran Duc Luong.

Delegates pointed out difficulties and obstacles the country is facing in fighting corruption so as to seek the best solutions to the issue.-VNA