ATHENS, Nov. 2 (Xinhua) -- China attaches great
attention to the cross-border cooperation and is willing to work together with
the international communities to strengthen its effort in the fight against
corruption, Teng Jiuming, head of the Chinese delegation, said at the 13th
International Anti-Corruption Conference here on Sunday.
Teng, senior ombudsman from the Ministry of
Supervision of China, said that corruption is a common challenge faced by all
countries around the world.
"For years we have been carrying out international
exchange and cooperation in the anti-corruption field based on the principles of
equality, mutual benefit, of respect for differences, and of emphasis on
Teng pointed out that the Chinese government is ready
to enhance its anti-corruption efforts together with other countries, regions
and international organizations, so as to create a just and harmonious world.
The Chinese delegation also introduced China's
anti-corruption strategies and practices in recent years at the conference.
According to the requirement of the United Nations
Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), the National Bureau of Corruption
Prevention was established under the Central Chinese Government, which is the
first corruption prevention organ at the national level since the founding of
the People's Republic of China.
Teng said on 13th, May 2008, the Chinese government
published the Five-year Work Plan (2008-2012 ) on building and Completing the
System for Punishing and Preventing Corruption.
China has also tabled the Anti-Money Laundering Law
and the Regulations of the People's Republic of China on Disclosure of
Government Information in recent years.
Business bribery is a common challenge faced by the
international community. The Chinese government has initiated the anti-business
bribery battle and notable progresses have been achieved, said Teng.
The 13th International Anti-corruption Conference,
which attracted some 1,200 officials, scholars from all over the world to share
their views in the fight against corruption, was held in Athens from October 30
to November 2, 2008.