August 31 2016
Corruption in Tunisia has reached “epidemic” proportions, the head of the national anti-graft body said on Tuesday, and urged the new government to eradicate the leeways of corruption”. Chawki Tabib told journalists that corruption has adversely affected Tunisian economy.
“Some experts assessed the extent of corruption and poor governance at public procurement and public contracts. It amounted to two thousand billion Euros. It is too much for our economy,” said Tabib, the head of the national anti-graft body. He called for strengthening the law, especially when it came to assets and conflicts of interest.