The KPK is keen to eradicate corruption. If the values of Pancasila can be instilled (in everyone), nobody will commit corrupt acts.
Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT), National Narcotics Agency (BNN), and Pancasila Ideology Education Agency (BPIP) are on the same page to exchange information and data under the endeavors to prevent corruption.

To this effect, leaders of four state agencies inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at the KPK Red-and-White Building here on Thursday.

The leaders of state agencies are KPK Chief Firli Bahuri, BNPT Chief Boy Rafli Amar, BNN Chief Heru Winarko, and BPIP Chief Yudian Wahyudi.

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KPK Chief Bahuri affirmed that through the exchange of information, the four state agencies will prevent corruption crimes, organize education and training, conduct assessment and research, and provide people as sources and experts.

"The other scopes we have agreed upon cover (the prevention of) corruption, terrorism, narcotics (abuse), and narcotics precursors as well as instilling Pancasila values by observing their respective authority in accordance with the law," Bahuri noted in a statement released on Tuesday.

"The KPK is keen to eradicate corruption. If the values of Pancasila can be instilled (in everyone), nobody will commit corrupt acts," he affirmed.

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The KPK is optimistic that the MoU between the four state agencies would be one of the several joint efforts to fulfill duties and functions of each agency in keeping with the public interest.

Hence, the state budget fund can be utilized optimally to boost the people's welfare and reduce potential irregularities that trigger suffering among people, he stated. (INE)

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Translator: Benardy Ferdiansyah/Suharto
Editor: Yuni Arisandy Sinaga
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