No compromise towards any integrity misconduct – DG NADA

By: Fauzi Suhaimi

KAJANG, Nov 21 2023 – The National Anti-Drugs Agency (NADA) management biro will not compromise on any misconduct involving integrity and governance.

The Director General of NADA, Mr. Sutekno Ahmad Belon, insisted that NADA will always cooperate with enforcement agencies toward offenders, if found to be true, are taken with appropriate action.

Recently, NADA has often received reports from enforcement agencies such as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) and the Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (SIAP) regarding officer misconduct.

I would like to emphasize here that the NADA management biro will not compromise on any misconduct. This is our position from the beginning until now. We don’t want ‘kerana nila setitik rosak susu sebelanga’,” he said when he officiated the NADA Level Integrity Day Celebration here, on Tuesday.

Furthermore, Mr. Sutekno said that the event celebration is a manifestation of the government’s efforts and commitment in cultivating integrity and governance in all public sectors including corporate.

According to him, the selection of the theme ‘Integriti Citra Malaysia Madani’ is in line with the idea of ​​Madani Malaysia which describes the framework of efforts to restore the dignity of the country through the core development of ethical and moral values ​​of society.

“In the presentation of the Half Term Review (KSP) of the 12th Malaysia Plan (RMK-12), The Honourable Prime Minister of Malaysia Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, has expressed his commitment that the Government will introduce a new Integrity Plan and Public Sector Governance Act.

“This shows that the Government is committed to ensuring that integrity becomes the culture of Malaysian society.”

He added, that the strengthening and consolidation of integrity and governance in the organization must be carried out continuously.

“Involvement and cooperation from all parties is important to ensure that the integrity ecosystem continues to grow,” he said.

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