The royal Thai government has emphasized moral principles and transparency in the operation of state agencies, as seen from the policy in preventing and combating corruption and malpractice in the public sector, which the government has defined as a strategy in the 12th national economic and social development plan (2017 – 2021).
The Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (Public Organization) or DASTA has awared of the importance of the issue, and therefore, has formulated the operation plan to prevent and counterfeit corruption, in order to push forward national strategy on the prevention and combating corruption, presently in the third phase (2017 – 2021).
To support the raising of Thailand’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) in accordance with the government’s objectives, DASTA pledges to lead the organization with honesty, moral principles, transparency and cooperation with all sectors in corruption preventing and combating, and asks our executives and officials of all units to operate by principally observing common interests, and operation with honesty, righteousness, fairness and virtues in 5 areas, as follows:
1. Transparency, through disclosure and accessibility of data on procurement, and procedures in implementing various tasks of the organization, with opportunities provided for stakeholders to participate in checking the operation and solve problems of complaints from stakeholders.
2. Accountability, with intent on honesty in administration, and ready to take responsibilities for the performance and administration.
3. Free from corruption in operation, by making the organization free from corruption in operation, making the organization free from corrupt policy and abuse of power, without the use of position or duty to gain benefits or bribes.
4. Organizational culture of honesty, creating and perpetuating culture of honesty in the organization, non-tolerance to all kinds of corruption, shame and fear of corruption, and taking measures to prevent and combat corruption, as well as preventing conflict of interest.
5. Virtue in the organization’ s operation, with standards and merit in operation, setting clear standards for the work, with righteousness in operation and merit system in administrative work, in the management of human resources, budget management, work assignment, and management of work environment.