Islamabad - Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Qamar Zaman Chaudhry chaired a high-level meeting at NAB headquarters yesterday to review performance of the awareness and prevention campaign during 2015.

During the meeting, it was informed that on the directions of the chairman, the NAB had started awareness and prevention campaign thorough NAB’s message “Say No To Corruption” in order to aware people of the ill-effects of corruption.

During the year 2015, the NAB’s awareness and prevention campaign was effectively highlighted in print and electronic media. It was further informed that NAB is mandated to carry out awareness and prevention functions against corruption in pursuance of section 33C of NAO 1999. Under its proactive media approach, the NAB has engaged different governmental and non-governmental organisations and civil society in the fight against corruption.

The chairman said that NAB strongly believes in zero tolerance policy against corruption.

He said that NAB’s anti-corruption campaign is carried widely for awareness and prevention of corruption, besides across the board enforcement during 2015 which will continue in the year 2016. He said that NAB hopes that joint efforts of all stakeholders can check corruption and corrupt practices before happening.