20/04/2015 09:46 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Vietnam, Egypt sign anti-corruption cooperation deal

Cairo, April 19 (VNA) – Vietnam and Egypt have signed a memorandum of understanding on anti-corruption, allowing both sides to join hands in organising professional training courses and developing human resources in the field.

Under the deal, signed by Inspector General Huynh Phong Tranh and Chairman of Egypt’s Administrative Control Authority (ACA) Mohamed Gamal on April 18 in Cairo, the two sides will also share professional information and documents as well as experience in detecting corruption.

In addition, they will increase the annual exchange of delegations and consult each other about how to conduct communication campaign to raise people’s awareness and engagement in corruption prevention and fight.

The MoU signing followed a working session between the Vietnamese Inspector General and the ACA Chairman.

The same day, Inspector General Tranh had a meeting with Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahum Mahlab who lauded collaboration between the Vietnam Government Inspectorate and ACA. The PM said he hope the two agencies will continue cooperating in a more comprehensive and regular manner, thus lifting their ties to a new height.

The Egyptian Government leader also showed interest in enhancing bilateral comprehensive partnership as well as sharing experience in areas of training, technology, economic research and agriculture for mutual prosperity.

For his part, the Vietnamese Inspector General asked PM Mahlab to support the cooperation between Vietnam’s Government Inspectorate and the ACA.