(Dubai Media Office via Twitter)
The United Arab Emirates has topped the 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer, becoming the government most trusted by its citizens in the world.The 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer, conducted across 28 countries with over 34,000 respondents, ranked the UAE first, with 83 points for trust in local government and 81 points for trust in the federal government.The Global Trust Index increased 1 point, from 53 to 54, this year and reported increases in 16 of 26 markets measured.The UAE tied closely with India, who scored 83 points for trust in the federal government, but only 79 points in trust for local government.Additionally, the UAE remained in the 4th place on the General Trust Index with 65 points.The index measures different paths of development including politics, economics and social development.
The Edelman Trust Barometer is an annual survey of trust and credibility conducted by Edelman Intelligence in New York.
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