Anti-Corruption Committees at District / UC Level Soon

Peshawar: NAB KPK under its Awareness and Prevention Regime has set-up Character Building Societies in all Universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for creating abhorrence against corruption. This was stated by DG NAB (KPK) Brig (R) Muhammad Musaddiq Abbasi while addressing at an orientation workshop organized by NAB KPK for the faculty / students members of Character Building Societies, established in various public / private sector universities of KPK, at Peshawar, the other day.

Director Awareness and Prevention NAB (KPK) Col (R) Waheedullah Khan also spoke on the occasion. Besides Additional Secretary, Higher Education, KPK Mr. Khalid Khan as many as 150 students along-with faculty members from 20 public / private sector universities attended the workshop.

DG NAB said that nation had great expectations from the young generation for change to make Pakistan a prosperous and dignified country in the comity of nations that is why, NAB (KPK) as a first priority has established character building societies in collaboration of Higher Education Department at universities level.

The process will be taken down to college, school level beside formation of anti corruption committees at District, Tehsil and Union Council level in order to make collective and coordinated efforts for the eradication of corruption from the society and to ensure meritocracy, social justice, good governance and transparency.

He advised the students that beside academic excellence, they must practice high moral values such as truthfulness, punctuality, promise honouring, honesty, respect for others and give-up the bad habits of cheating, fraud, revenge etc which he opined was a key to success in each and every walk of life. He further stressed upon the students to adopt positive attitude in life and instead of cursing others, it should be preferred to contribute in individual capacity.

Earlier, the students were divided in various groups for brain storming and presentations on personality traits for character building. Character building traits on which consensus of every group arrived included self discipline, truthfulness and honesty, respect for others, punctuality, professionalism and to shun negativism.

For more information, contact:
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Tel: +9291 921 6889 (Ext 106)
Email: info@khyberpakhtunkhwa.gov.pk

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