Nepal ranks second in corruption list in South Asia, 154th least corrupt in the world
December 1, 2011
Nepal has been ranked the second most corrupt country in South Asia according to an annual report by Transparency International (TI). The Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2011, published today has Nepal ranked at 154th on the list of the least corrupt countries in the world, going down 8 places from last year.
In the South Asian region, Bhutan is the least corrupt country at 38th position whereas Afghanistan is the most corrupt country at 182nd position. The other SAARC nations also ranked on the bottom half of the list with Sri Lanka at 86th, India at 96th, Bangladesh at 120th and Pakistan and the Maldives jointly ranked at 134th position.
According to the CPI, Somalia and North Korea share the honor of being the most corrupt whereas New Zealand, Denmark and Finland are the least corrupt among the list of 183 countries.
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