ISLAMABAD, (Parliament Times) : National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) in collaboration with National Accountability Bureau (NAB) organized the seminar in support of NAB’s theme “Our Faith, Corruption-Free Pakistan” for creating awareness against different manifestations of corruption such as bribery, nepotism, misuse of Authority etc. which causes socio-economic and governance related problems. The seminar held at NEPRA Headquarters, Islamabad was presided by Chairman NEPRA, Mr. Tauseef H. Farooqi and attended by large number of NEPRA Professionals and Senior Management of NAB.
02. Mr. Tauseef H. Farooqi, Chairman NEPRA in his opening remarks appreciated NAB’s efforts of waging “Jihad” against corruption and said that NEPRA being one of a responsible and transparent organization believes in zero-tolerance towards corruption. He further said that for eradication of this evil, NEPRA being sole regulator of the power sector has been providing technical support and expertise to the NAB in a number of power sector cases and will do so on in future, if required. He also shed light on various efforts especially digitization and online availability of the Authority’s decision and determinations for the information of all for the sake of transparency and information.
03. Mr. Shahzad Saleem, DG NAB A&P Division (HQ) shed light on different manifestations of corruption and NAB efforts through its various strategies in eradicating the same i.e. creating awareness, prevention and enforcement of measures. He also elaborated that their efforts will not succeed until and unless all segments of the society join their hands with them against this menace. He also appreciated efforts of the NEPRA in their technical support as well as organizing this seminar.
04. At the end, both organizations expressed their support for eliminating the corruption from Pakistan.