In Boost to Corruption Reforms, King Salman Signs Order Protecting Whistleblowers

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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has ordered protection for employees who report financial and administrative corruption, according to reports, an indication that the Kingdom is taking seriously its efforts to combat graft.

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