Qatar to host GOPAC conference in December: Shura Council Speaker

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Shura Council, H E Ahmed bin Abdullah  bin Zaid Al Mahmoud, Qatar Day, Qatar Day News, Qatar Day News today

The Speaker of the Shura Council, H E Ahmed bin Abdullah  bin Zaid Al Mahmoud, met yesterday with the ambassadors and heads of diplomatic missions accredited to Qatar, regarding 7th Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) Global Conference, which will be held in Doha from December 9 to 10.
The Conference will be attended by parliamentarians from 106 countries and 63 national branches around the world. During the meeting, H E Speaker of the Shura Council explained that Qatar’s hosting of this important international conference comes out of its belief in the need to work hard to combat the scourge of corruption in the world. Corruption poses a grave danger to the future of nations and their progress and the welfare of people. 
He added that the hosting of the conference comes in conjunction with the efforts of Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in the field of combating corruption and establishing transparency and good governance, where H H the Amir dedicated an international award in the name of His Highness in the fight against corruption.

H E Ahmed bin Abdulla bin Zaid Al Mahmoud expressed his aspiration to receive parliamentarians from around the world in Doha at the conference, stressing the importance of diplomatic work in mobilizing participants and in the success of the conference and its output with the desired results that contribute to the fight against corruption, promote transparency, and principles of good governance.
The GOPAC Global Conference of Parliamentarians Against Corruption Global Conference is a premier event in the anti-corruption calendar. It brings together current and former legislators, government officials, academics, and anti-corruption advocates from around the world. The Global Conference has become a leading venue to discuss key issues and set priorities for both the organisation and the global fight against corruption.