РђLI HUSEYNOV: AZERBAIJANвЂ™S PUBLIC NOT TO BE AWARE OF MEASURES ON CORRUPTION FIGHTING
Insufficient awareness of the AzerbaijanвЂ™s public on the anti-corruption commission activities is an indisputable shortcoming, needed to be removed in the shortest possible time, chairman of the permanent parliamentary commission on legal policy and the state building, member of the governmental commission on struggle against corruption, Ali Huseynov said in his interview with Trend.
According to Huseynov, although the site www.commission-anticorruption.gov.az has been functioning for over a month, not only the ordinary citizen, the Media representatives also have no idea of its existence.
В"I will personally raise the issue on simplification of the siteвЂ™s nameвЂќ, Ali Huseynov underlined, having noted, the information on the decisions of each sitting of the anti-corruption commission is placed on the site, as well as on the international cooperation in the field of the corruption fighting, legal norms of the Azerbaijan Republic.
Touching upon the complaints, sent to the anti-corruption commission, the commission member noted, вЂњthere are actually many complaints, however, most of them are anonymous, which impedes their considerationвЂќ.
В"My personal opinion is the scrutiny of anonymous complaints must also take placeвЂќ, a parliamentarian said, having noted, it is not correct to speak of any specific вЂњcorrupted sphereвЂќ in Azerbaijan. В"There are spheres, concerning the interests of the small circle of physical and legal entities, where the facts of corruption are also possible. For instance, tenders or privatizationвЂќ, Huseynov noted, having underlined, any statement in this perspective is of a subjective character.
According to the commission member, holding of public opinion polls with involvement of non-governmental organizations is possible in the future, which will enable to speak with a certain confidence on the вЂњdegree of corruptnessвЂќ of this or that sphere in the public life of Azerbaijan.
Touching upon the issue of preparation of yearly reports on the commissionвЂ™s activities results, Huseynov noted, these documents would be undoubtedly prepared and sent to the President of Azerbaijan and the Milli Mejlis for consideration.
The function of the specialized body in the field of corruption prevention in Azerbaijan is performed by the governmental commission on the corruption fighting. The commission consists of members of the executive, legislative and judicial po