20 August 2019,   01:41
Corruption, abuse of power, protection of business and covering Partskhaladze - TI research results

Corruption Indicator in Georgia and Citizens" Assessments - Transparency International Georgia has announced the results of the next survey.

Most of the citizens think that a level of corruption is high in the country and senior officials use positions for personal interests.

59% of respondents think that high-ranking officials abuse power. As 91 per cent says, most of the high ranking officials use their position for employment of relatives.

86% of the population think that they use positions to secure their business.

In addition, more than half of the population, 51 per cent say that the government does not investigate facts of corruption, which are linked to influential people.

According to the survey, 48 per cent of the respondents thinks that the government covers Otar Partskhaladze, the former Chief Prosecutor and Bidzina Ivanishvili"s right hand.

Transparency International Georgia has interviewed 2000 citizens. The error margin of research is 2,3%.