Seminar on Role of NAB in fight against Corruption

A seminar on 'Role of NAB in fight against Corruption' held at Pir Mehr Ali Shah- Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), on March 14, 2019.

The seminar was organized by Directorate of Student Affairs with an aim to create awareness among the students for how to disburse corruption from our society through anti-corruption measures and to eliminate the evil of corruption from our societies for the development of beloved country.

Mr. Muhammad Altaf Bawany, Director General (DG) Awareness & Prevention Division NAB Islamabad was the chief guest on the event while Prof. Dr Nadeem Akhtar Abbasi was the guest of the honor.

Speakers emphasized on social justice through enforcement of law and as a social responsibility levied on every individual to cope with the evil. They stressed the need of collective efforts through awareness programs, social boycotts and recalled the moral values to fight against the corruption.

DG NAB, Mr. Muhammad Altaf Bawany focused on the character building to equip youth with the principles of ethics and said, "Youth is the power of nation and their due role for development of country is very much important. " He advised students to adopt the corruption resistant approaches to get out of the vicious circle of corruption by parallel working.

He suggested the government to introduce internal accountability mechanism in the public sector organizations to cater with corruption at the grass root levels and to get rid of this evil. He also informed the gathering about the NAB history, acts, functions, punishments, achievements and hurdles in proceedings of NAB.

Prof. Dr Fyaz ul Hassan Sahi, Dean Faculty of Crop & Food Sciences talked on changing attitudes, lifestyles and priorities of students over the status symbols and advised them to not be the reason and part for pulling the parents as well as teachers to choose the ways leading to corruption in order to meet with their unnecessary demands.

Earlier, Prof. Dr Ghulam Hussian Babar, Director Student Affairs addressed the audience while Dr. Tariq Mukhtar, Principal Officer Student Affairs pay vote of thanks. The seminar was attended by a large number of students, faculty members and dean, directors. Also, there was a very interactive questions/answers session of students with D.G NAB.