International Anti-Corruption Day Awareness Walk
KARACHI: In compliance of the directions of Chairman NAB Mr. Aftab Sultan and NAB’s motto “Our Faith, Corruption Free Pakistan”, NAB Karachi organized an awareness walk against corruption Saturday in line with the International Anti-Corruption Day which is observed every year under United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), says a Press release.
The Awareness Walk against corruption commenced from Chunky Monkey Restaurant and ended at A.K Khan Park at Sea View, Clifton Karachi. DG NAB Karachi Javed Akbar Riaz (PSP) led the walk. Officers and officials of NAB, large number of people from all walks of life including Notables from Academia, Students of Educational Institutions, Philanthropists, Sindh Boys Scouts and Functionaries from Govt Departments participated in the walk.
NAB is commemorating International Anti-Corruption day from 26 November to 12 December 2022 and organizing different events throughout the said period at Schools, Colleges, Universities and Local administration.
Javed Akbar Riaz (PSP), DG NAB Karachi while addressing the participants of awareness walk extended gratitude and highlighted the importance of public awareness regarding ill effects of corruption. He said that NAB Karachi over the past few years, has geared up its operations against the corrupt elements and has been trying to curb corruption and corrupt practices and under the dynamic vision and guidance of Chairman NAB Aftab Sultan, NAB Karachi has remained successful in achieving the confidence of public at large. All officers and staff of the Bureau are part and parcel of the performance.
DG NAB Karachi further highlighted the role of youth in eradication of corruption from society. He said heavy responsibility lie on the shoulders of youth to become part of struggle to root out corruption. In this regard, NAB has formed Character Building Societies at Schools, Colleges and Universities with the spirit of prevention of corruption and raising awareness among the general masses.
DG NAB Karachi also said that teachers should play their role actively to purge this society from the menace of corruption, nepotism and favoritism by training the youth, imparting education and character building.
He appreciated the role of media particularly in the field of investigative journalism that exposes and brings to surface several cases of corruption. He reiterated NAB’s commitment to eradicate corruption from society, with zero tolerance policy and proactive approach of “Accountability for All”.
Highlighting the role of all stakeholders, public representatives and coalition partners, he said that all segments of society will have to join hands and take forward the mission of NAB to rid this society from the menace of corruption.
At the end of walk, Javed Akbar Riaz (PSP), DG NAB Karachi thanked to all participants for joining walk and raising voice against corruption.