ISLAMABAD: The Awareness and Prevention campaign of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) – ‘Say no to Corruption’ was quite successful in 2017 and will continue this year as well to create awareness in people about the ill effects of corruption.

NAB Chairman Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal on Tuesday said the under the campaign, the bureau has been engaging different governmental, non-governmental organisations, media and civil society to spread the message about the evils of corruption.

Highlighting the measures, he said ATM machines of all scheduled banks areNOW carrying the message while the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NAB to create awareness amongst students of various universities and colleges.

Over 45,000 Character Building Societies (CBS) have been established to sensitise the students about the evils of corruption at an early age.

SNGPL, IESCO, LESCO, GEPCO, FESCO and K-Electric have joined hands with NAB to print ‘Say No to Corruption’ from their platform. IESCO and other organisations have started printing NAB message ‘Say No to Corruption’ on electricity bills and gas bills.

NAB, in collaboration with Islamabad Traffic Police has started printing the message on all driving licenses.

Similarly the anti-corruption watchdog in collaboration with PTA has disseminated the message to subscribers through different mobilePHONE companies on the eve of World Anti-Corruption Day.

NAB in collaboration with Pakistan Film Censor Board is airing video message on ‘Say No to Corruption’ in all movie theatres

‘Say No to Corruption’ is being printed on all government tenders, issued for publication in newspapers in Balochistan and Gilgit-Baltistan.

The Chairman said NAB has signed MoU with China to oversee and ensure transparency in CPEC projects. NAB has geared up to perform its national duty by adopting Zero Tolerance Policy to eradicate corruption. across the board.