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Confindustria chief rails against Italian bureaucracy

Squinzi advocates public administration reform

13 February, 14:49
Confindustria chief rails against Italian bureaucracy (see related) (ANSA) - Torino, February 13 - The leader of Italy's influential industrial employers' association Giorgio Squinzi on Thursday railed against Italian bureaucracy and called for an overhaul of the public administration. "It is necessary to reorganise the public administration in order to free the country from bureaucracy and oppressive rules," the Confindustria chief told members of the business community in Turin. "These are the terrain on which corruption and maladministration thrive," Squinzi continued.

The leader of Confindustria advocated rethinking administrative procedures and identifying award mechanisms and sanctions for public employees.