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Anti-Corruption Day observed

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CPD Distinguished Fellow Debapriya Bhattacharya speaking at a press briefing on 'State of Bangladesh Economy and next National Elections, Priorities for Electoral Debates' at the BRAC Centre Inn on Sunday.

UNB, Dhaka :
The International Anti-Corruption Day was observed in the country as elsewhere across the world on Sunday aiming to raise voice against the growing culture of corruption.
The theme of this year's Anti-Corruption Day was 'Together we are united against corruption.'
To mark the day the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and some other bodies arranged various programmes including discussion, human-chain, mass signature, poster and cartoon exhibitions.
Chairman of the commission Iqbal Mahmud inaugurated the event and

a mass signature programme at his office in the morning.
The mass signature programme will continue until December 14. Besides, a human chain led by the ACC chairman and commissioners was formed in front of its office where officials and employees of commission, its panel lawyers, members of Dhaka City Anti-Corruption Committee, Bangladesh Girls Guide, Boys Scout, Ansar and Bangladesh National Cadet Core took part.

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