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U.S envoy learns about Anti-Corruption Commission's work

12/29/2014 10:32:56 AM

Amman, Dec.22 (Petra) -- The Anti-Corruption Commission's President, Samih Bino, and the US ambassador, Alice Wells, on Monday discussed ways of cooperating on a number of aspects of the fight against corruption.

During her visit to the Commission's headquarters, Wells was briefed on its work and the powers granted to it under the law. Besides, she also learned about the work of the criminal evidence lab.

The U.S official also spoke about the importance of international cooperation to leave the corrupt 'stranded,' stressing that all communities, American included, have some elements that are corrupt and noted that the US legislation always keep pursuing such people.

She also highlighted the role of the American Chamber of Commerce in Jordan which cooperates with Jordanian authorities to prepare a code of conduct for the private sector's workers besides conducting workshops in Irbid, Zarqa and Aqaba governorates to promote integrity in the private sector.