January 31: Nepal has made improvement in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) by jumping seven spots in the ranking published by Transparency International (TI).
In a report of 2022 unveiled by Nepal chapter of TI, Nepal has scored 34 points to rank 110th out of 180 countries. It was in 117th position with 33 points in 2021.
Organising a programme on Tueday, Transparency International Nepal informed about the situation of the world and Nepal in the CPI.
"The imports and exports decreased in 2022 as compared to 2021. Nepal got more points in the survey of the World Economic Forum due to the decline in corruption relating to import and export," said Padmini Pradhananga, chairperson of TI Nepal.
Denmark is in the first position with 90 points while Somalia is in the last position with 12 points. Of the 180 countries, 58 countries have received more than 50 points.
Six different international organisations--- World Bank, World Economic Forum, Global Insight, Bartelesmann Foundation, World Justice and Varieties of Democratic Project (V-Dem) had carried out the survey of CPI in Nepal.
The survey was carried out on various topics, including work performance of public office holders, access of civil society to information, import, export, public service, contract, judicial decision, trade, business, corruption, bribe, misuse of public post by the government representatives, parliament, judiciary and security bodies for personal interest.
Transparency Intentional unveils Corruption Perceptions Index every year. -- RSS