PM vows to combat corruption on OECD forum – Thai PBS World Tonight [24th March 2021]
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha made a speech for the opening ceremony of the 2021 OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum, held in Paris, where he addressed their success on handling the COVID-19 pandemic and their efforts in tackling corruption.
In a pre-recorded video address, he announced that tackling the COVID-19 pandemic requires “collective effort” from all stakeholders, which has helped Thailand in responding to the pandemic effectively. As a result, he said, Thailand has been recognised internationally for the successful management of COVID-19.
The prime minister also said that the government has acknowledged the importance of tackling corruption, where he mentioned the details of the collaboration between its government and the OECD.
General Prayut also hoped that their anti-corruption efforts could be an example for other countries to tackle the issue.