The King Mohammed VI received at the royal palace in Rabat, Mohamed Bachir Errachidi, and appointed him head of the National Commission for Integrity and the Prevention and fight of Bribery, also Mohamed Benalilu, and appointed him as mediator.
The following is the text of the first communiqué of the Royal Court:
“His Majesty King Mohammed VI, received on Thursday, 13 December 2018, at the Royal Palace in Rabat, Mr. Mohamed Bachir Errachidi, and appointed him as Chairman of the National Commission for Integrity and the Prevention and fight of Bribery.
On this occasion, His Majesty the King stressed the importance he has always attached to the fight against bribery and corruption in all its forms, both at the level of the functioning of public administrations and institutions and their impact on serving the interests of citizens or in relation to the negative effects of this phenomenon on various aspects of the national economy and achieving sustainable and balanced development.
In this context, His Majesty the King directed the new president to work towards optimizing the tasks assigned to the National Authority by the Constitution, especially with regard to initiating, coordinating and supervising the implementation of anti-corruption policies and ensuring their follow-up, contributing to the creation of public life, Public interest, and responsible citizenship values.
His Majesty also called for the need for coordination, cooperation and concerted efforts with the national institutions and institutions concerned, in their respective fields, for collective mobilization and the use of all awareness mechanisms and legal means to prevent this phenomenon and to combat it in various manifestations. Legal and judicial measures against the perpetrators”.