Libya among the most corrupt countries in the world in 2019

Libya still tops the list of world corruption indexes as it has been for years and this time it became one of the four most corrupt Arab countries in the world as per the annual report of Corruption Perception Index of Transparency International.

Libya came 168 out of 180 countries with three Arab countries making it on the list as the top corrupt countries in the world; Sudan, Yemen and Syria.

The Index shows that Libya’s place came as a result of the ongoing conflict as it struck links between corruption, politics and money in addition to transparency of political campaigns funds and the people’s role in decision-making.

The index assesses countries out of 100 points and corruption lowers with the higher points.

The least corrupt countries included top five states of Denmark, New Zealand, Finland, Singapore and Sweden.


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