Qatar among world’s least corrupt countries Jan 24, 2020 0 485 12345 QNADohaQatar was ranked 30th in the world out of 180 countries in the Transparency International (TI) Corruption Perception Index 2019, advancing three positions compared to last year.The Administrative Control and Transparency Authority (ACTA) said on Thursday that the annual index is published by Transparency International. They noted that the index is of particular interests to states, investors, developmental and rights organisations all over the world.The index relies on 13 different institutions, as well as experts and the business communities. It uses data from international organisations such as the World Bank, World Economic Forum, International Institute for Management Development, and the Economist Intelligence Unit.Qatar’s score of 62 was 23 points higher than the average for the Middle-East and North Africa region. The organisation noted the negative impact some of the recent developments in the region had on the countries’ score. They highlighted that Qatar was one of the top countries in the region, thanks to its efforts in transparency and combating corruption.Qatar’s the top ranking comes despite the unjust blockade imposed on the country. RELATED ARTICLES Amir graces Police College graduation Jan 24, 2020 0 1761 Qatar renews call for peaceful resolution of Gulf crisis Jan 24, 2020 0 519 Plans afoot to create safe environment for young motorists at Sealine: Official Jan 24, 2020 0 643 MoFA urges citizens in China to take precaution against new virus The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has called on all Qatari citizens in China to take all necessary precautions against coronavirus. (TNN) Thawadi praises unifying power of sport at WEF (PG 9) Thawadi praises unifying power of sport at WEF Qatarisation: Public, private sector entities urged to hire 4,000 jobseekers Tribune News Network Doha As part of the Qatarisation drive, the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has advised public and private sector entities to hire 4,000 jobseekers by .. QIA won’t invest more in coal: CEO Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund is planning to shift to greener assets, according to chief executive officer Mansoor bin Ebrahim al Mahmoud. “We’re not going to invest more in the coal business,” he said on Wednesday in a ..