Lahore (November 11, 2019): National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Lahore’s Awareness & Prevention Wing holds Declamation Contests as part of Anti-corruption Week which is being organized to mark annual International Anti-Corruption Day celebrated on every 9th of December. The contests are being organized among Schools, Colleges and University level students over the topics relating Corruption and its impacts.
Today, in Al-Hamra Arts Council an Urdu Declamation Contest titled “Social norms of Sub-Continent and Corruption” was organized among School level students of Punjab’s Districts. Vice Chancellor King Edward Medical University (KEMU), Prof Khalid Masood Gondal honored the event as the Chief Guest, whereas, Principal Kinnaird College Lahore, Professor Rukhsana David and Director Unique Group of Institutions, Mr. Waseem Anwar Chaudhary alongwith senior NAB officers graced the event as guests of honour.
The event was participated by Seventy (70) students who were first position holders of their respective districts. All participating students highlighted the importance of self-Accountability among students and role of education departments in the wake of making corruption free Pakistan.
While addressing the students and other participants, the chief guest emphasized the students over significance of hard work and determination for achieving their pre-determined goals. He said that students shouldn’t wait for availability of resources at extent, they should start work with limited available resources but honesty and self-accountability ought to be their tools for success. By sharing key to success, Mr. Gondal stated the students that respect your parents and teacher as they are the true comrades who lay foundations of the nation. He also shared his life experiences with students and although appreciated the diligent work of NAB Awareness & Prevention Wing for their services being provided under the dynamic leadership of Director General NAB Lahore. He valued the vision of Chairman NAB, Justice Javed Iqbal of “Accountability for all”.
At the end, other guests and speakers also spoke with students and highlighted the role and impacts of education and accountability. Souvenirs were handed over to guests on stage by NAB Lahore.