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  • Pakistan only Saarc country to improve Corruption Perceptions Index score: TI

    ISLAMABAD: The Transparency International (TI) maintained on Tuesday that Pakistan was the only country among the five Saarc countries that improved its Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) score...

    TI Pakistan Chairman Sohail Muzaffar said in a statement that the CPI score for Pakistan had again increased by one point to 30, and the country’s rank had improved by three...

  • Pakistan to host Saarc conference on anti-corruption

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will host a South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) conference on anti-corruption soon...

    This was said by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry while speaking at a conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on Wednesday...

  • Poor governance, corruption hamper food security in Pakistan: ADB

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is facing formidable challenges to imp­r­­oving food security beca­use of poor governance, lack of economic growth and instability within the country as well as on its borders, Asian Development Bank has said in a report...

    A country study on Pakistan incorporated in the publication, says: “Today, overall, Pakistan is in a comfortable situation in terms of food supply and availability, particularly for rice...

  • Imran links Pakistan’s prosperity to end of corruption

    SARGODHA: Pakistan can­not prosper unless there is ruthless accountability of the corrupt rulers who plundered the people’s wealth and stashed their money in offshore accounts, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairperson Imran Khan said at a public meeting in Khushab, some 40 kilometres from here, on Friday...

    The PTI chief said he had visited Khushab some 21 years ago with the agenda to root out corruption from politics in Pakistan,...

  • ‘Pakistan losing $133 million daily to corruption’

    Speaking at a programme on awareness and prevention against corruption held on the KU campus, he said: “No inquiry is going on or pending against the KU and media reports in this regard are not true,” NAB’s Sindh DG retired colonel Siraj-ul-Naeem said when asked to comment on reports published in a section of the press early this year suggesting that the bureau was seeking verification of complaints of alleged misuse of authority by the KU...

  • China, Pakistan to jointly monitor $46bn CPEC projects to check corruption: NAB chief

    ISLAMABAD: Anti-corruption organisations of Pakistan and China will jointly monitor the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and its related projects to ensure transparency and avoid chances of corruption...

    Both countries will soon sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for anti-corruption cooperation and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman, Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, will fly to China this month to sign the...

  • Corruption cost Pakistan Post Rs559m in five years

    ISLAMABAD: The postal department suffered a loss of Rs559 million over the past five years as a result of corruption, misappropriation and embezzlement by its officials, the director general of Pakistan Post informed a parliamentary committee on Thursday...

    The committee directed the postal department to take all steps needed to vacate properties and housing units of Pakistan Post encroached upon by other departments/ unauthorised...

  • Corruption, tax rates major problems in Pakistan: report

    ISLAMABAD: Ranking 126 among140 countries in the Global Competi­tiveness Index, Pakistan faces corruption and tax rates as the most problematic factors for doing business, a new report published by the Davos-based World Economic Forum said on Wednesday...

    According to the Global Competitive Report 2015-2016, Pakistan jumped three spots to number 126 out of 140 economies on the Global Competitiveness Index...

  • Little change in Pakistan’s ranking in corruption index

    ISLAMABAD: The Cor­ru­p­tion Perceptions Index 2017, released by the Transparency International, has placed Pakistan at the rank of 117 out of 180 countries, with no major change from 2016 when the country was ranked 116 out of 176 countries...

    Pakistan’s score is 32 in 2017, showing no change from the previous year when the score was 32...

  • Fazl vows to make Pakistan free from terrorism, corruption

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of his own faction of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam and top leader of Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA) Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Saturday vowed to eliminate terrorism and corruption from the country if the alliance of religious parties was given a chance to form the next government...

    He criticised foreign policy of the country, saying that today Pakistan was standing alone in the comity of nations due to what he called its...

  • PM Khan says Pakistan can benefit from China's expertise in tackling corruption, poverty

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday praised China for the way it tackled poverty and corruption, saying China’s expertise will help Pakistan to resolve the issues currently faced by the country, Radio Pakistan reported...

    “Corruption is the biggest enemy of Pakistan, we need special skills to track the white collar crime,” the premier said during an interaction with media persons before leaving for China on a three-day official...

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