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Corruption crusaders want pacts

ACT set to scrutinise infrastructure projects

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Business leaders yesterday pledged to monitor closely the government's 2.2-trillion-baht infrastructure investment programme and called on authorities to compel participants to sign "integrity pacts" committing to good governance and transparency. 

ACT chairman Pramon Sutivong (centre), vice-chairwoman Khunying Jada Wattanasiritham (left) and vice-chairman Sompol Kiatphaibool attend yesterday’s briefing to announce their plan to fight corruption. SOMCHAI POOMLARD

The Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand (ACT), a private sector initiative launched in 2011, said participating companies bidding for contracts from infrastructure megaprojects should be compelled to sign pacts.

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