Dhaka, Bangladesh
2 pc more GDP growth if corruption prevented

2 pc more GDP growth if corruption prevented

DG of ACC observes

RANGPUR, July 2: Director General (Prevention) of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Mahmud Hasan has said the gross domestic product (GDP) might increase by 2 percent more if corruption could be prevented. "To ultimately build a corruption-free society, we should bring up our children properly and it will be more effective to infuse good moral values in them if teachers tell a good sentence on morality daily in the beginning of classes," he said. Hasan made these observations at a views-sharing meeting organised by the district administration on 'Corruption Prevention Issues' at conference room of the Deputy Commissioner here on Sunday as the chief guest, reports BSS. With Deputy Commissioner Enamul Habib in the chair, heads of different government departments, teachers, members of the district corruption prevention committee, civil society members and socio-cultural activists attended the meeting. Acting President of district Awami League Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed, its city unit President Shafiur Rahman, Police Super Mizanur Rahman, Deputy Director of Rangpur District Combined Office of ACC Mozahar Ali Sarder, addressed as special guests. In their speeches, the participants forwarded suggestions for formation of 'Integrity Units' and setting up of 'Satota Store' in every school so that the young generations could practice honesty since their childhood to become good citizens. The Deputy Commissioner called upon government officials and employees for rendering services to the common people properly keeping in mind that they would go the public servants after retirement in future with a hope to get good behaviour and services. The chief guest stressed on starting the anti-corruption campaign from own home to bring up the next generations with all human virtues, qualities and patriotic zeal to turn them into complete human beings for building a corruption-free society. "It is not possible to build an honest nation without honest people and let us conduct our duties properly form own places to leave a better Bangladesh for the future generations," he said.

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