According to Transparency International (TI), Bangladesh ranks 13th out of 180 countries in the list of ‘most corrupt’ countries.
The Berlin-based anti-corruption watchdog has published a report on the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).
This information was given by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) in a virtual press conference on Tuesday (January 25) at 11 am.
Last time (considering the situation in 2020), Bangladesh was ranked 12th in this list. This time Bangladesh has improved by 1 step, in which it is ranked 13th in the list of ‘most corrupt’ countries according to the hierarchy (from bad to good). However, the score is 26 as last time.
Considering the situation of 2021 in 180 countries and regions of the world, Bangladesh ranks 146th in the index (good to bad).
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TIB executive director said that this position of Bangladesh is very disappointing. Iftekharuzzaman. He said that in the case of Bangladesh, the index has been determined from the results of 6 surveys.
Bangladesh was listed in the TI report as the most corrupt country in the world for 5 consecutive years from 2001 to 2005. Later, the situation in Bangladesh gradually started to improve.
The least corrupt countries are Denmark, Finland and New Zealand
Denmark, Finland and New Zealand are jointly at the top of the list of least corrupt countries considering the situation of 2021. These three countries got 8 out of 100 scores in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).
Norway, Singapore and Sweden are in second place in the list of 10 least corrupt countries; The score of these three countries is 75. Switzerland is in the third position with 84 scores.
The Netherlands is in fourth place (score 62), fifth is Luxembourg (71), sixth is Germany (score 70), seventh is United Kingdom (score 6) and eighth is Hong Kong (8).
Canada, Ireland, Estonia and Austria are joint ninth with 84 points. Australia, Belgium, Japan and Uruguay are joint tenth with 63 points.
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