In Malaysia, the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, Cabinet ministers and ruling party elected representatives have been classified as members of the administration as a measure to curb corruption.
Speaking at press conference in Putrajaya today, Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that this measure would ensure that all these people would not escape legal action if they had unexplained assets and income.
He said that the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Cabinet ministers also cannot accept unauthorized gifts.
The Prime Minister also reminded government officers to lodge reports on elements of corruption in their respective departments or ministries in the effort to curb corruption.
Source: Radio Pakistan