The financial probe department (of the Ministry of Finance) has finalized scrutinizing reports about transactions purportedly involving Kuwait-based companies with a Chinese company and former Malaysian government, a senior official announced on Friday.
The department has also notified the public prosecutor of suspicious violation of Law
106/2013 with respect to combating money laundering and terrorism funding, said the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Anas Al-Saleh.
He stressed that the measures taken by the Council of Ministers to protect public funds stems from a firm conviction of constitutional duties, the foremost of which is the inviolability and protection of public money. He indicated that the government continues its approach to seriously deal with any suspicious details that are presented in the media or what the audits in government agencies reveal is abuse of public money and legal action will be taken.
Minister Anas Khaled Al-Saleh stated that the directives of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the Prime Minister in this regard, are clear and explicit in dealing with cases of misuse of public funds without any considerations and enforcing the law on everyone, regardless of their career or position in society.
SOURCE : THETIMES