- A report released by Transparency International gives information on the level of corruption around the world.
- Pakistan’s CPI in 2020 was 31 and it was ranked 124 out of 180 countries.
- Talking about India, its score is 40 and it is at number 85 in this list.
Islamabad: Pakistan has dropped 16 places in the 2021 Global Corruption Perceptions Index and is ranked 140th out of 180 countries. A report released on Tuesday by Transparency International gives information on the level of corruption around the world. Pakistan’s ranking at 140th place in this list is a big blow to the Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government which came to power with the promise of bringing a clean governance system.
‘Worldwide corruption level stable’
The report released by the Berlin-based non-profit organization set up to combat global corruption said that corruption levels around the world are stable and 86 percent of countries have made little or no progress in the past 10 years. The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), in its 2021 edition, ranks 180 countries and territories on a scale of zero (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean) based on their perceived levels of public sector corruption, and 13 experts for this. Use assessments and surveys from industry authorities.
Pakistan’s rank was 124th in 2020
Let us tell you that in 2020, the CPI of Pakistan was 31 and its rank was 124 out of 180 countries. According to Transparency International, the country’s corruption score has now come down to 28, while it is ranked 140 out of a total of 180 countries in the index. The report comes at a time when Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is under pressure to improve the performance of his government, which came to power in 2018 on a promise to introduce a clean governance system.
India ranks 85th with 40 CPI
Imran Khan’s advisor on accountability Shahzad Akbar stepped down on Monday amid reports of his poor performance in bringing corrupt elements under the ambit of the law. At the same time, if we talk about India, then its score is 40 and it is at number 85 in this list. Bangladesh’s condition is worse than Pakistan and it is ranked 147th in the list with 26 CPI.
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