Approximately 1,000 Cases of Corruption have been Registered in Kazakhstan Over the Course of Six Months

The President of the Republic received a report from the head of the Anti-Corruption Agency detailing measures taken to counteract corruption.

24/07/2023 - 23:22
Source: Ak Orda Press Service
Source: Ak Orda Press Service

Around 1,000 cases of corruption have been registered in Kazakhstan over the past six months, according to a report presented by the head of the Anti-Corruption Agency to the President of the Republic. As reported by citing Akorda, approximately 232.6 billion KZT has been recovered in favor of the country through pre-trial investigations of corruption crimes during the first half of the year.

Since the beginning of the year, the Anti-Corruption Agency has recorded around 1,000 cases of corruption, resulting in the apprehension of over 700 individuals, 98 of whom held leadership positions. Systemic violations have been identified in land distribution, urban development planning in Almaty, as well as in the education sector.

Additionally, Asqat Zhumaghali, the head of the Anti-Corruption Agency, briefed President Qasym-Jomart Toqayev on measures taken to counter various forms of corrupt practices, including those carried out by representatives of oligopolies, as well as efforts to recover damages and assets.

The agency's primary focus has been on eliminating the root causes of corruption, noted the head of the Anti-Corruption Agency.

President Qasym-Jomart Toqayev emphasized the importance of preventing corruption in the sector and highlighted the need for digitizing processes.



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