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Anti-graft integrity pacts mulled

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Contractors undertaking public transport infrastructure projects will soon be required to sign "integrity pacts" allowing for independent scrutiny at all stages of the project, Transport Minister Chadchat Sittipunt said yesterday. 

The anti-corruption drive will begin with a project to procure 3,138 gas-fuelled passenger buses and later cover transport projects under the government's 2.2-trillion-baht transport infrastructure development package, he said.

The integrity pact requirement was one of four deals the ministry reached yesterday during a meeting with the Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand (ACT).

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