Saudi Arabia sets up anti-corruption body

The body will deal with all forms of financial and administrative graft.

Updated: May 08, 2011, 10:50 AM IST

Riyadh: The Saudi government has set up an anti-corruption body to deal with all forms of financial and administrative graft, state-run SPA news agency reported.
The Organisation of Anti-Corruption National Commission will also promote "the principle of transparency", Xinhua reported citing a statement.
Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz issued in March a royal decree for the formation of the commission.

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