NAB sets up over 1,800 character building societies

Declamation contests, essay writing and painting competitions will be held to raise awareness against corruption


APP January 09, 2018
PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Rawalpindi has set up 1,840 character building societies (CBS) in various educational institutes with the aim of channelizing creative energies of the youth to fight corruption.

According to a spokesperson for the apex accountability body, the platform will be used to conduct declamation contests, essay writing, posters and painting competition for enhancing awareness against the menace of corruption.

 

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NAB Rawalpindi, the spokesperson said, has also held seminars on issues relating to public procurement with the help of COMSATS University.

This follows a concerted campaign for awareness and prevention last year where seminars on corruption in various universities, colleges and schools of Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chakwal and Attock were held.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 9th, 2018.

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