LAHORE.  National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Lahore successfully concludes Declamation contest, Essay Writing competitions and Painting Poster contest held among District level students from Primary to University levels. The competitions were organized in collaboration of Provincial Education Dept in 5 Divisions of Punjab named Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad and Sahiwal along with 21 Districts, viz Kasur, Nankana Sahib, Sheikhupura, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Sialkot, Narowal, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Chiniot, Khushab, Mianwali and District Bhakkar  etc. The competitions was monitored and attended by Director Public Instructions (Colleges), Punjab Dr. Ashiq Hussain and NAB Lahore Officers.

    The students were given the opportunity to express their thoughts over the topic “Anti Corruption/ Accountability” in English and Urdu languages. All the students participated in contests with full dedication, passion to highlight the importance of Accountability Institution in the way to eradicate the menace of corruption from Country.

    While addressing the students, the speakers told that NAB can’t alone fight corruption by itself unless the Bureau gets active assistance and moral acceptability from other sections of society especially from new generation. The joint venture of NAB and Provincial Education Department held competitions on eve of upcoming International Anti-Corruption Day (9th Dec) in Punjab’s 21 Districts. The winning students of competitions were announced and awarded with the merit Certificates in admiration of their efforts. NAB’s motive behind such activities is linked to raise well awared generation against corruption and its effects.

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Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

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