Pass law compelling MPs to declare assets, govt told

Muhammad Mohan, the secretary-general of Transparency International Malaysia, at a press conference held by the Governance Integrity Accountability Transparency coalition today. GIAT says Dr Mahathir Mohamad has 'publicly affirmed many times that MPs need to submit their (asset) declarations', but 34 MPs and 10 ministers have yet to do so. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, November 5, 2018.

A COALITION of seven good governance civil society groups have urged Putrajaya to pass a law making it compulsory for politicians to declare their assets.

The Governance Integrity Accountability Transparency coalition wants a federal legislative bill to be introduced to enforce the declaration in line with promises of greater transparency by Pakatan Harapan, which won Putrajaya after the May 9 polls.

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    Posted 4 years ago by TTs Take

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    Posted 4 years ago by Arshad Lazim