According to the survey, the People's Majlis is the most corrupted body of the State
7 January 2012. A survey conducted by Transparency International Global has shown that cases related to corruption have increased in the Maldives in the past three years.
A press release by Transparency Maldives said that this survey was formulated by Transparency International to assess the level of corruption in people’s daily lives, and will be followed by a report titled “Corruption and daily lives”. The report also includes information about corrupt dealings in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, and Nepal.
The Maldivians who participated in the survey said that the most corrupt institution in the country is the Parliament. “People were chosen for this survey randomly, by Galaps Pakistan which conducts similar surveys all over the world,” Aiman Rasheed, President of Transparency Maldives, said.
The survey indicates that six per cent of the Maldivian participants of the survey were involved in some form of bribery in the past year.