President Abdul Hamid on Sunday asked the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to take necessary steps to ensure punishment of the corrupt.
The President made the call while the ACC Chairman Mohammad Moinuddin Abdullah and Commissioner Md Zahurul Haque met him at Bangabhaban this evening.
President's press secretary Joynal Abedin told reporters that during the meeting, the ACC chairman briefed the President about the overall activities of the commission and raised the issue of ACC office infrastructure and manpower crisis.
Mentioning that Bangladesh is moving forward on the path of development and progress, President Hamid said that prevention of corruption is essential for making it sustainable.
He said that initiatives should be taken by the educational institutions, society and family so that the young generation can grow up with attitude to hate corruption.
The President hoped that the commission would take strict measures to curb institutional corruption as well as informal corruption.