Fahmi Says Ready to Authorize Accountability for Corrupt

Interior Minister Mohammed Fahmi expressed readiness to authorize accountability mechanisms for any corrupt mayors or employees in Lebanon’s municipalities, LBCI TV said on Wednesday.

The TV station said Fahmi has contacted Financial Prosecutor, Judge Ali Ibrahim affirming readiness to sign permits to pursue mayors and employees on charges of bribery and squandering of public funds.

The Minister had earlier expressed determination to fight corruption and counter all kinds of challenges he might face in his ministry.

Source: Naharnet

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