corruption in Bangladesh

July 23, 2019
July 23, 2019

Graft case: BIWTA official gets 7yrs in jail

A special judge court hands down seven years rigorous punishment to assistant account officer of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) Abdus Salam Khan for misappropriating about Tk 20.59 crore of BIWTA’s provident fund.

July 14, 2019
July 14, 2019

Won’t stand corruption

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the top government officials to keep more vigil on corruption so that this menace does not affect the country’s development in any way.

July 13, 2019
July 13, 2019

Won’t tolerate corruption, warns PM

Reaffirming that corruption will not be tolerated, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the top government officials to keep more vigil against corruption so that this menace does not affect the country's development in any way.

January 18, 2019
January 18, 2019

Hasina warns against graft at field-level administration

Reaffirming her government's tough stance against corruption, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the public administration ministry to issue a strong warning against graft by field-level administrations.

August 31, 2018
August 31, 2018

Corruption highest in law enforcement

Law enforcement agencies were the most corrupt among 18 departments and sectors in providing services to households last year, says a survey report of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB).

July 31, 2016
July 31, 2016

‘People think ACC doesn’t work against graft’

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmud says people do not want to believe that his organisation works against corruption.

July 9, 2015
July 9, 2015

GDP posts 2-3pc less growth for graft: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the country’s GDP posts 2-3 percent less growth due to widespread corruption.

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