Salameh speaks during the conference in Beirut, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Experts Thursday urged Arab governments to update existing laws to bolster the campaign against corruption.Patrick Moulette, head of the OECD's anti-corruption division, stressed the importance of the full compliance of government agencies to combat corruption.Lebanon's Central Bank Gov. Riad Salameh reminded participants that the Special Investigation Commission was formed in 2001 to follow all complaints and cases involving illicit financial activities and financial crimes as well as money laundering and terrorism funding.He added that combating corruption at that time was not part of the SIC's prerogatives.
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