Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Pakistan ranked 33 in Transparency International’s most corrupt nations:

Pakistan ranked 33 in Transparency International’s most corrupt nations
Islamabad: The Transparency International on Wednesday issued annual report over corruption in 2012, raising the Pakistan rank from 42 to 33.

The 2012 index ranks 176 countries by their perceived levels of public sector corruption. The index assigns scores of between one and 100, 1 being highly corrupt and 100 clean.

The global civil society organization has expressed concern over the growing corruption in the country saying that  the corruption of Rs 12600 billion was reported in different sectors of Pakistan during the last five years.

The organization reported that the corruption has reached its peak during the last year.

Meanwhile, Somalia, North Korea, Afghanistan has been declared as the most corrupt countries across the globe while Denmark, Finland and New Zealand tied for first place out of 176 countries – meaning they were perceived to have the lowest levels of state sector corruption.


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