Dili – Today, Thursday (22/2) the Anti-Corruption Commission (CAC) celebrates its eighth anniversary and his Excellency Prime Minister Mari Bin Amude Alkatiri officially launches a public subsidy book produced by Directorate of Prevention and public Awareness staff. In this ceremony, Prime Minister Alkatiri was accompanied by Senior Management of CAC and several members of the government cabinet at the meeting hall of the Ministry of Social Solidarity (MSS) Caicoli Dili.
Commissioner of CAC Aderito Pinto said that this year’s CAC anniversary invites special Prime Minister Alkatiri to launch public subsidy book as a pressure to CAC and all state institutions to carry out its work professionally for the good people of Timor-Leste in the fight against corruption.
“The principal aim of inviting the honorable Prime Minister Alkatiri to this event is that he is a national leader and one of our founding founders of RDTL to put strong pressure on CAC and all public institutions to carry out our duties professionally and dedication in the fight against corruption in this country,” Commissioner Adérito Pinto Tilman said.
The theme of this year’s celebration is “The use of state resources with effectiveness for national development, effective for the integrity and prosperity of the people” through serial seminars in various ministries to open up the conscience of public servants in avoiding the temptation of corruption in the workplace
The theme of this anniversary was a reminder and as a reflection to all Timorese leaders and senior public servants to use positive efforts fights against corruption. Senior public servants in line ministers were invited to this event today as they are the key of transformation and have moral responsibility to defend the value of integrity, transparency, professionalism, impartiality, honesty and accountability in the workplace.
The purpose of raising the use of country’s resources as theme to CAC’s anniversary this year is to call upon the attention of public servants conscience on how to manage and use public assets with responsibility for the prosperity of the people of Timor-Leste.
Participants and members of government who took part in this anniversary celebration demonstrated their happiness and enthusiasm in this event. (*)