NAB Rawalpindi engages various organizations for awareness about ill-effects of corruption

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Staff Reporter

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi has engaged different organizations, civil society and other segments of society to aware people about ill effects of corruption under its special campaign across the country.
During review meeting, the latest progress on awareness and prevention campaign as per positive feedback received from various segments of society was reviewed.
During the year 2019, the NAB Rawalpindi carried out a concerted campaign for Awareness and Prevention with prime focus on the youth. In this regard NAB(R) organized seminars on the theme fight against corruption in various Universities, Colleges and Schools of Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chakwal and Attock.
NAB has formalized interaction with youth through setting up of 20000 Character Building Societies (CBS). The platform was used to conduct declamation contests, essay writing competition, posters and painting competition to channelize creative energy of youth towards fight against corruption.NAB(R) remains committed for fulfillment for it national duties under the guidance of Chairman NAB Justice Javed Iqbal.
An anti Corruption awareness lecture was held at Arid University. A detailed lecture regarding NAB ordinance 1999, vision, mission, operational methodology, ambit of NAB, causes of corruption and its ill affects & its impact on economic development. Participants were advised to be faithful committed, honest and self accountable.
The lecture was followed by concluding remarks of Mr. Abaidullah Azam Director A&P NAB Rawalpindi. He said honest people leads to honest society. He elaborated the vision, operations and achievements of NAB. He also highlighted the section 33c of NAO 1999 which empowers NAB to create awareness against the menace of corruption and educate the society. He also advised all trainees to be committed to their jobs being responsible citizens of Pakistan.
In commemoration of International Anti Corruption Day- 2019, awareness campaign has been initiated by National Accountability Bureau (Rawalpindi/ Islamabad). International Anti-Corruption day is observed every year on 9th December around the globe to highlight the devastating impact of corruption and raising awareness. National Accountability Bureau being the apex anti corruption organization of Pakistan is also playing a vital role in eradication of corruption through a holistic approach of awareness, prevention and enforcement
To create awareness amongst the masses against the prevalent corruption, NAB Rawalpindi is holding various activities including declamation competitions, essay writing competitions, painting competitions and skit/drama competition etc. In one such step, Declamation Competition has been held in Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University on the topic ‘Your ignorance on corruption is their power’ among the winners of Intra Universities and Inter Colleges Declamation Contests of colleges and universities of Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Jehlum, Chakwal and Attock.

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