Abdul Mannan Bhuiyan , the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development has rejected the report on corruptions in his ministry. The report was submitted by the Transparency International, Bangladesh .
Bhuiyan says that this report is false and totally baseless. Claiming his ministry to be the most successful, Mannan Bhuiyan said, "The report is baseless, untrue and misleading and so we refuse to accept it."
The TIB launched its latest corruption index on July 5 where the LGRD and Cooperatives ministry came top in corruption. It alleged that the ministry accounts for Tk 208.9 crore out of a total of Tk 526.27 crore misappropriated at different ministries.