May 12, 2011
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh issued a statement in New Delhi this morning, before his departure for Kabul, on India completing the process of ratification of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption.
The statement is as follows:
“I have been informed that India has completed the process of ratification of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. The completion of this ratification process has been under active consideration since September 2010. A Group of Ministers has been overseeing the ratification process.
The ratification of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption is a reaffirmation of our government's commitment to fight corruption and to undertake vigorously administrative and legal reforms to enable our law-enforcement agencies to recover the illicit assets stolen by corrupt practices.”