Despite obtaining encouraging results in its combating and preventing corruption, Vietnam will continue to place a high priority on its fight against corruption, said Deputy Inspector General Le Tien Hao at the 9 th Southeast Asian Parties Against Corruption meeting (SEA-PAC 9).

Vietnam has determined to implement more effective measures on cleaning up corruptions, while wanting to cooperate and share experiences with anti-corruption agencies of the regional nations and international organisations, added Hao.

The meeting, which is being held in Vientiane , Laos on November 14 and 15, has discussed combating and preventing corruption measures to build people and investors’ trust, ensuring the sustainable economic development in the region.

Speaking at the event, Laos ’ Deputy Prime Minister Asang Laoly affirmed that the Lao Government always attaches importance to preventing corruption, strengthening legal documents, while raising public awareness of the matter.

The Lao Deputy Prime Minister also said Laos will increase the state management capacity and promote anti-corruption activities at both central and local levels.-VNA