Rawalpindi - Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi with collaboration of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Islamabad has organised a lecture on “Say no to corruption”.

The lecture was held in the varsity’s Old library’s extension. The theme of the lecture was the role of future mother/wives and children in ending corruption. Director General NAB Miss Aliya Rashid was the chief guest and resource person of the ceremony, informed University Spokesman Ali yesterday.

The ceremony started with the recitation of the Holy Quran.  Fareena Iqbal, Director QEC, FJWU introduced the honorable guest.

 While addressing the students, faculty members and administrative staff, Aliya Rashid urged women to join the anti-corruption campaign and emphasised on the importance of women’s role in the fight against corruption.

She further said that women role can be very vital in eradication of corruption from our society and it is the duty of wives, daughters and sisters to make their husbands, brothers and fathers proud of what they are and to appreciate their efforts for the family. She also said that women being agent of change have to consistently spread this message “Say No to Corruption” so that our upcoming generation can have corruption-free Pakistan. “If Pakistan would see the change its citizens have been yearning for, women must start the crusade against corruption from their homes.

The time has come mothers should realise their responsibilities and teach their children as per the teachings and the norm of our religion Islam so that we can root out the dangerous disease of corruption from our society,” she added. She said that NAB have started an extensive campaign against corruption, now it’s the responsibility of students specially young female students carry this message along with them and spread it among every tire of the society whether among their mothers, children or among their fathers, husbands and brothers.

She also described NAB’s efforts to promote this campaign and bringing awareness among public by bringing the slogan of their anti-corruption campaign “Say no to Corruption” on National Identity Cards, utility bills, newspapers, ATM Machines etc.

 The ceremony ended with a vote of thanks by Vice Chancellor Dr. Samina Amin Qadir. She appreciated the efforts of Miss Aliya Rashid to spread the message against corruption in the country and assured her to convey this message to the students of Fatima Jinnah Women University at every platform.