ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 11th August, 2016) : National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has introduced a coloring book on "Say no to Corruption" with a purpose to convey message of anti-corruption across the country. The book has been specially designed by National College of Arts, Lahore for Primary level children in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). In this regard, a launching ceremony was held here on Thursday and attended by Chairman NAB, Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, book Secretary, education and Professional Training, Principal National College of Arts, Lahore, Chief Representative, JICA, Joint Educational Advisor, Ministry of Education, Director General, Federal Directorate of Education, Islamabad, Secretary, Federal Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education and representatives of prominent public and private schools.
On the occasion, Chairman NAB said children are our tomorrow and they will grow up to be leaders in different fields of life. "What our children are going to be in future is what we make them today," he said and added that this is the reason, NAB has taken this initiative of introducing coloring book for primarily level children in a bid to re-emphasize its commitment towards eradication of corruption by involving children through their teachers at an early age as coloring book uniquely examines the factors that contribute to various forms of corruption and will go a long way in changing mindset and perception of our future generation towards corruption.
He said it would greatly help in sensitizing the children against ill effects of corruption. The Chairman said today, this ceremony underlines our continued commitment to eradicate corruption from Pakistan. He said NAB, being an apex anti-corruption agency of Pakistan, is striving hard for eradication of corruption through a holistic three pronged strategy of Awareness, Prevention and Enforcement. The Awareness & Enforcement process when energized with enforcement and prosecution will ensure that possibility of abuse of authority is substantially reduced and corruption is ultimately curbed.
He appreciated and thanked JICA for sponsoring the coloring book and also National College of Arts (NCA) Lahore for designing such a master piece. The talents demonstrated by students of NCA in making and designing of these coloring books is a proof that they have the potentiality to be the useful citizens of Pakistan in future. The participants appreciated Chairman NAB's initiative and assured their possible help and assistance in this regard. They unanimously said eradication of corruption is an ultimate goal and every one must play his role. The ceremony ended with firm resolve to carry task of anti- corruption in the country.