A team of PPAO officials led by its President Paiboon Upattising took part in a two-day seminar on transparency and anti-corruption management for Provincial Administration Offices. The seminar, organized by the Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission, was held at the Miracle Grand Convention Hotel, Bangkok, on November 27 – 28 2014.
The PPAO officials who attended the seminar were: Council Chairman – Theera Jiasakul, Chief Administrator – Watcharin Pathomwattanapong, Chief of Internal Audit Division – Youngyut Laksanawibunkul.
Corruption is a national challenge and one that all sectors are making a concerted effort to prevent and eliminate from all levels in order to create an ethical society whose authorities are honest, transparent and subject to investigations.
The aims of the seminar were to promote a sense of integrity among Provincial Administration executives and officials and support them in anti-corruption management. The seminar was intended for all of Thailand Provincial Administrative executives including presidents, council chairmen, chief administrators, and directors of Supply and Property units. Altogether, 304 executives took part in the seminar.
Recently, PPAO received an anti-corruption award of the year 2014 from NACC. It has also signed an MoU with the NACC on the occasion of NACC 15th anniversary on November 17, 2014. Only two provincial administration offices received this award – Phuket and Chacherngsao. On a subdistrict level, 15 SAO received the same award.