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Corruption in pry, high schools to be curtailed strictly: ACC chief
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmud on Thursday said that corruption in primary and high schools will be curtailed strictly.
“If we fail in preventing corruption in education sector, the nation will be destroyed,” the ACC chief said at a discussion meeting titled “Corruption-free public service and nature of corruption charges” in Faridganj upazila auditorium.
Terming corruption as the biggest obstacle to our development process, the anti-corruption body chief said, “At present, the main challenge is to stop corruption.”
He warned of strict action against coaching and private teaching. If anybody is found taking extra fees for any examination will be punished, he added.
He requested the concerned authorities to open “Honesty Store” at every school.
Presided over by Faridganj Upazila Nirbahi Officer AHM Mahfuzur Rahman, the meeting was also addressed by Chandpur Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Abdus Sabur Mandal, Faridganj Upazila Chairman Mohammad Abu Sahed Sarker, Vice-chairman Wahidur Rahman Rana and Municipal Mayor Mahfuzul Haque.