KPK, Surabaya administration promote anti-graft mentality through Integrity Fair

InaParlina, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Sat, 07/16/2011

TheCorruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and the Surabaya municipality organizedthe latest Integrity Fair as a means of promoting anti-corruption behavior.

The two-dayevent titled “Creating Integrity in Surabaya” held at Taman Surya, City Hall,opened today.

“We hopethe event can promote the importance of integrity and challenge officials toimprove the quality of public service,” KPK deputy chief Bibit Samad Riantosaid Saturday.

The eventalso offers anti-corruption games for children to reinforce values at an earlyage.

“It isimportant to raise awareness and understanding of not tolerating corruptionfrom an early age,” said Bibit. “We can teach them integrity from children’s’games and stories.”

TheIntegrity Fair is a part of the KPK’s 2011 corruption prevention program. Asimilar event is currently being held in Bandung, West Java, after also beingheld in Palembang, South Sumatra and Makassar, South Sulawesi.

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