Anti-corruption working group meeting under G20 India Presidency concluded in Tehri

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The three-day Anti-Corruption Working Group meeting under the G20 India Presidency concluded in Tehri, Uttarakhand.

An Overview of the News

  • Rahul Singh, Additional Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training, chaired the meeting as the Chairman of the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group.
  • The meeting focused on combating corruption and discussed various key topics and areas.
  • Discussions included asset recovery, fugitive economic offenders, formal and informal channels of cooperation for information sharing, institutional framework to combat corruption and mutual legal assistance.
  • Three high-level principles were agreed upon: promoting the integrity and effectiveness of responsible public bodies and officials, international law enforcement cooperation and information sharing, and preventing and combating corruption.
  • The meeting saw the participation of over 90 delegates from 20 member states, 10 invitees and representatives of nine international organisations.

About Uttarakhand

Formation - 9 November 2000

Capital- Dehradun

District - 13

Governor - Gurmeet Singh

Chief Minister - Pushkar Singh Dhami

Legislative Assembly - Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly (70 seats)

Rajya Sabha - 3 seats

Lok Sabha - 5 seats

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