Minister: Gov’t adopted strict measures to thwart financial corruption

Mashhad, Razavi Khorassan Prov., July 18, IRNA – Minister of Intelligence Hojjatoleslam Mahmoud Alavi said on Monday that the government adopted stricter measures to thwart financial corruption and President Hassan Rouhani assigned the intelligence ministry to carry out the mission.

Hojjatoleslam Alavi told leadership representative in Razavi Khorassan Province in Mashhad that offense(s), if any, have been immediately confronted thus far and such a gesture has left its effect as well.

The Minister said per emphasis of the Supreme Leader the intelligence ministry has been assigned to thwart instances of economic corruption but more detailed cases will be handled by other organs responsible for such crimes including the Audit Organization, General Inspectorate Organization and similar organs.

To this end, thousands of hectares of lands, that have been public asset and captured, have been identified and returned to public fund in cooperation with the judiciary organ, Alavi said.