Tajik government proposes mandatory asset declarations for civil servants


DUSHANBE -- The Tajik government has proposed a requirement for civil servants to declare their incomes and assets, Asia-Plus reported Tuesday (September 4).

Officials have submitted the relevant amendments to the country's anti-corruption law to the lower house of parliament.

If the change becomes law, civil servants must declare incomes, assets, bank accounts, securities and bank loans exceeding 25,000 TJS ($2,650), as well as the assets of family members, said a legislative source.

Submitting a wrong declaration or refusing to do so would be a fireable offence.

The reform could take effect by October, said the source.

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They should have done it earlier. Now people do not have anything