Jeenbekov urges civil society and business not to conceal corruption


President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov urged the civil society and business not to conceal corruption.

"Heads of judicial, law enforcement, supervisory bodies are given opportunity to carry out large-scale and a decisive fight against corruption," Jeenbekov said speaking at the meeting of the Security Council on February 8.

The Security Council considered the real measures to combat corruption in judicial, law enforcement and supervisory bodies of the Kyrgyz Republic.

"Each one of them must make certain conclusions after today's session, tell the people about the results," Jeenbekov said addressing the participants.

Fight against corruption will be strengthened and taken under special control of the Security Council.

The next meetings of the Council will focus on fight against corruption in the energy, mining, fiscal, registration and architecture, healthcare and education sectors, Jeenbekov said.

The heads of the legislative and executive branches of government - Parliament Speaker Dastanbek Jumabekov and Prime Minister Sapar Isakov - stressed the readiness to strengthen the fight against corruption admitting that the problems voiced by the president require immediate reaction.

Chairman of the Supreme Court Ainash Tokbayeva, Prosecutor General Indira Joldubaeva, Interior Minister Ulan Israilov, Chairman of the National Security Committee Abdil Segizbayev, leaders of the parliamentary factions Isa Omurkulov and Ruslan Kazakbayev also spoke during the Council meeting.

The Security Council meeting ended with adopted of decisions, taking into account the comments and suggestions voiced during the meeting.

"The Kyrgyz people are waiting for real measures to eliminate corruption in all fields of the country's life. Corruption can not withstand transparency and openness. Therefore, I address both the civil society and business community not to hide the facts of corruption," President Sooronbai Jeenbekov said.

Reported by AKIpress (Kyrgyzstan).