Sharm al Sheikh city will host the African Anti-Corruption forum (AACF) on Wednesday, under the auspices of President Abdul Fattah El-Sisi, who will give a word before the forum during the inaugural session.
The AACF will witness the participation of ministers of justice and interior as well as the chairpersons of anti-corruption authorities, auditing institutions and illicit gains authorities. Over 200 senior officials from regional and international institutions will also participate.
It is scheduled that 51 African countries will take part in the forum, including; Tunisia, Morocco, Libya, Algeria, Angola, Burkina Faso and others.
And Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Kuwait will be guests of honour in the AACF.
The two-day conference aims at encouraging African countries to adopt policies, programs and work plans that contribute to the eradication of corruption and to establish a knowledge linkage base between different regions of the continent on the risks of corruption and its severe negative effect on development.
The forum will address several topics including the continental and national efforts conducted by African countries in accordance with their international and regional commitments, the relationship between corruption and development, capacity building and human resources, the role of civil society and the private sector, and how to enhance African inter-governmental coordination in combating corruption.