Chairman National Accountability Bureau chairs meeting in Islamabad

Government Institutions Press Release

Islamabad, November 15, 2016 (PPI-OT): Mr. Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman NAB chaired a meeting to review NAB’s Anti-Corruption Strategy especially progress on the Awareness and Prevention country-wide campaign on” SAY NO TO CORRUPTION” lunched throughout the country at NAB Headquarter.

He said that NAB has been engaging different Governmental, Non-Governmental Organizations, Civil Society, media and other segments of society in its campaign on “SAY NO TO CORRUPTION” which has started yielding positive results and will continue in 2016 with full swing in order to aware people about the ill effects of corruption. He said as per the feedback received from various segments of society, NAB’s Awareness and Prevention campaign on “SAY NO TO CORRUPTION” had been effectively and positively highlighted in print and electronic media throughout the country which has appreciated by all segments of society. He said that NAB during 2015 has taken following efforts under its Awareness and Prevention Campaign on “SAY NO TO CORRUPTION” across the country. The detail is as under:-

a. Due to NAB’s efforts, on all ATM machines of all scheduled Banks carry NAB’s message “Say No to Corruption” in Urdu and English across the country.

b. NAB and Higher Education Commission (HEC) have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for creating awareness amongst students of various Universities. Due to this collaboration, more than 42 thousands Character Building Societies have been established in various Universities and Colleges across the country.

c. NAB, SNGPL, IESCO, LESCO, GEPCO, FESCO and K-Electric join hands to print NAB message on “Say No to Corruption” from their platform on electricity and Gas bills.

d. NAB, in collaboration with Pakistan Post, has specially designed and formally issued a commemorative stamp with slogan “Say No to Corruption” to mark the World Anti-Corruption Day which an historic achievement.

e. NAB, in collaboration with Islamabad Traffic Police has started printing 2.4 million NAB message “Say No to Corruption” on all driving licenses.

f. NAB in Collaboration with Pakistan Film Censor Board is airing NAB’s video message on “Say No to Corruption” in all Cinema Houses of the country.

q. NAB message “Say No to Corruption” is being printed on all government tenders issued for publication on all newspapers in Balochistan and Gilgit Baltistan.

Mr. Qamar Zaman Chaudhry Chairman NAB said that NAB is committed to eradicate corruption from the country by adopting Zero Tolerance Policy. He said that NAB’s Anti-corruption Strategy especially Awareness and Prevention campaign is carried widely besides enforcement during 2015 which will continue in year 2016 with full swing. He said that NAB hopes that joint efforts of all stakeholders can collaborate to check corruption and corrupt practices before happening with the help of all stakeholders, civil society, media and people at large.

For more information, contact:
National Accountability Bureau (NAB)
Attaturk Avenue G-5/2, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-111-NAB-NAB (111-622-622)
Fax: +92-51-9214503