King Salman orders protection of whistle-blowers


Okaz/ Saudi Gazette

RIYADH — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has ordered the provision of adequate protection to every employee who submits a complaint against financial and administrative corruption practices to ensure that they are not exposed to any persecution after their complaint.

The head of the National Anti-Corruption Commission Dr. Khalid Al Muhaisen pointed out that this matter “emphasizes the interest and concern of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince to combat corruption and protect the interests of citizens and residents, who do their duty to report cases of corruption, and ensure that they are not harmed by submission of their report.”

Muhaisen affirmed that the Saudi leadership is determined and resolute in combating corruption in all its forms and will not tolerate the corrupt. It will also provide the necessary protection for whistle-blowers from persecution and preserve their rights in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, which has made transparency, integrity and the fight against corruption among its top priorities.