ALGIERS- Head of State Abdelkader Bensalah appointed, Tuesday, Tarek Kour head of the National Body of Prevention and Fight against Corruption, the presidency of the Republic said in a statement.
Tarek Kour (42), who joined the judiciary in 2003, served as a magistrate and investigating judge in several courts, including Khenchela and Constantine. He was also counselor at the Court of Ouargla and magistrate at the Center for Studies and Legal and Judicial Research.
The National Body for the Prevention and Combating of Corruption which is an independent administrative authority, in accordance with Article 203 of the Constitution, is responsible, in particular, for “proposing and helping to animate a comprehensive policy of prevention of corruption, consecrating the principles of the rule of law and reflecting integrity, transparency and accountability in the management of property and public funds “.
Equipped with the necessary human and material resources to carry out its missions, the Body, which guarantees the adequate and high-level training of its personnel, may, within the framework of its missions, ask the administrations, institutions and public or private bodies or any natural or legal person to provide it with any document or information it deems useful for detecting corruption.