Major Indicators of Alleged Corruption in Pakistan
- According to 2016 results of Corruption Perception Index of Transparency International, Pakistan ranks 116th place out of 176 countries.
- Yousaf Raza Gillani became the first head of state to be convicted while holding office and later disqualified on charges of loan defaulting.
- In 2012, Transparency International (TI) calculated that Pakistan had lost more than Rs 8.5 trillion (US$ 94 billion) in corruption, tax evasion and bad governance in the PPP-led coalition government from 2008 to 2013.
- Rental Power Projects (RPP) scandal.
- As of 2013, FIA had identified about 150 probable instances of fake registrations of medical colleges.
- PIA mismanagement by the executive authorities led to losses of around US$ 500 million.
- Swiss accounts (with billions of rupees worth amounts, dating back from ZAB era, and including amounts of aid for Bisham calamity in seventies).
- Hajj Corruption case.
- OGRA scam.
- NATO containers case.
- Pakistan Steel Mills scam involving Rs 26.5 billion.
- NICL corruption case.
- Ephedrine quota case (worth Rs 70 billion of corruption).
- The media-gate scandal, involving Arsalan Iftikhar and Malik Riaz.
- Panama case.
“What destroyed the nations preceding you, was that if a noble amongst them stole, they would forgive him, and if a poor person amongst them stole, they would inflict Allah’s Legal punishment on him.
By Allah, if Fatima, the daughter of Muhammad stole, I would cut off her hand.”
[Prophet Muhammad ﷺ ]