Peruvian Prime Minister Vicente Zeballos on Friday highlighted the commitment of regional and local authorities in the South American country to attack the scourge of corruption within the public administration.
Remarks were made during the decentralized campaign titled "La Caravana de la Justicia" (The Caravan of Justice) held in the Andean city of Ayacucho.
Zeballos highlighted the event promoted by the Justice and Human Rights Ministry
and indicated it is a good example of what the Peruvian State should do as a whole, of paying attention to all the country's areas.
The President of the Council of Ministers said that specific actions are planned in the fight against corruption
; one of them, he stressed, is the publication of the Urgency Decree that establishes the mandatory presentation of the Affidavit of Interest by public officials.
“With this, we give citizens the best control weapon," he said.
"That is a task of the authorities but also involves all citizens," he concluded.