More than 200 complaints related to corruption received on January in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb.2 /Trend K.Zarbaliyeva/
The "hot line" 161 of the Anti-Corruption Office under the Prosecutor General received 226 complaints that have been associated with red tape, unlawful demanding of money from the citizens, delayed processing of applications and appeals by public authorities and other illegal activities in January, Anti-Corruption administration said on Thursday.
Sixty one of received applications were related to the work of the district centers of the Ministry of Social Protection of Labour and Social Protection of Population and area of medical and social expert commissions, 40 to the activity of the Interior, 19 to the health authorities, 18 to the activities of the local authorities, 12 to the municipalities and 10 were related to education and other
Twenty eight of these applications are investigated by Anti-Corruption Office under the Prosecutor General.
Some 165 received applications were directed to the ministries, committees and local government authorities in accordance with the law On the rules of consideration of citizens, 33 were brought under control and directed to region and city prosecutor's office for action.
Administration will continue to take the necessary measures provided by law on appeals coming through the "hot line".
"Hot line" communications center was established in March 2011 to receive complaints and grievances relating to corruption.
The conditions for the citizens to complain free, direct and unrestricted to the Anti-Corruption Office under the Prosecutor General, , including Sundays and holidays are provided by "hotline".