Director of National Library: National Library Committed to Corruption Prevention
Salemba, Jakarta - One of the causes of corruption is conflict of interest committed by state officials. In the context of realising a corruption-free area and a clean and serving bureaucratic area, National Library held Conflict of Interest Handling Socialisation conducted virtually on Tuesday (20/10). The event attended by 750 National Library employees presented Assistant Deputy for Policy Implementation and Evaluation of Bureaucratic Reform, Apparatus Accountability and Supervision III of Ministry of PAN and RB Naptalina Sipayung.
Director of National Library Muhammad Syarif Bando said that handling conflicts of interest is one of the activities to strengthen supervision in the context of implementing bureaucratic reform. In her opinion, handling of conflicts of interest is carried out in preventing the occurrence of criminal acts of corruption caused by personal interests and close relationships in certain activities related to the use of budgets or other organisational resources. "Now we will socialise again to refresh our memories to ensure that it is implemented in the field in accordance with Director of National Library of Indonesia Regulation Number 8 of 2016 on Guidelines for Handling Conflicts of Interest at National Library," said Syarif.
Syarif Bando also emphasised National Library's commitment to be at the forefront of bureaucratic reform, especially in terms of preventing corruption. "We will continue to do our utmost to prevent corruption and minimise incidents that may occur due to our negligence," he added. Director of National Library, at the occasion, advised his staff not to accept or promise gifts in any form for personal gain and benefit.
Assistant Deputy for Policy Implementation and Evaluation of Bureaucratic Reform, Apparatus Accountability and Supervision III of Ministry of PAN and RB Naptalina Sipayung appreciates the steps taken by National Library of Indonesia in issuing Perka Perpusnas RI Number 8 of 2016 which refers to Government Regulation Number 81 of 2010 on Bureaucratic Reform Grand Design 2010 - 2025. Naptalina appealed to National Library of Indonesia to continue to make improvements and make continuous efforts in realising good governance. "We will continue to accompany the implementation of bureaucratic reform at National Library of Indonesia," she explained.
Inspector of National Library Darmadi in his statement said that handling conflicts of interest socialisation is one of activities to implement bureaucratic reform in the context of realising good governance and clean governance. "This socialisation is carried out in order to equalise perceptions and understanding of handling of conflicts of interest that may occur within National Library," Darmadi explained.