Islamabad(REPORTBEAT) : Corruption has increased in Pakistan, Transparency International has released a report. Pakistan has dropped four places in the corruption rankings.
A report by Transparency International, a global watchdog on corruption, has revealed that corruption has increased in Pakistan and Pakistan has slipped four places from 120th to 124th in the global rankings on corruption. Last year, Pakistan’s score against corruption stood at 31, while neighboring India stood at 86 with a score of 40 against corruption.
According to the Transparency International report, Somalia and South Sudan are the most corrupt countries, with New Zealand and Denmark topping the list with 88 points against corruption. Canada and the United Kingdom were eleventh with 70 points, while the United States was 25th with 67 points. Singapore’s score is eighty-five, UAE’s seventy-one rank.
Chairman Transparency International Pakistan Chapter Sohail Muzaffar said that in the last two years NAB claimed to have recovered Rs 365 billion from corruption but despite this Pakistan’s rank rose to 124.