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CS wants timely completion of South Punjab projects

LAHORE – Punjab Chief Secretary Nasir Mehmood Khosa on Sunday directed the departments concerned that the ongoing projects included in the development programme of South Punjab be completed during the current financial year by June 30 at all costs and more funds required for completion of the projects be immediately released.
He was chairing a meeting at the commissioner’s office to review development projects of the Multan Division. Nasir said that if any problem is being faced

SC summons Balochistan CS over law and order

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Monday directed Balochistan chief secretary to appear before it today (Tuesday) and explain as to what measures province had taken to protect the life and property of the people there. A three-member bench comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Muhammad Sair Ali and Justice Ghulam Rabbani was hearing a petition filed by President Balochistan High Court Bar Association against the incidents of target killings, kidnapping for

No negligence to be tolerated, CS warns census officers

KARACHI – Sindh Chief Secretary Abdus Subhan Memon warned the officers deputed in the province for the sixth housing and population census on Friday that no ignorance or negligence in duties would be tolerated and severe disciplinary action taken otherwise.
He said this while presiding over a meeting of DCOs and EDOs of the Revenue and Education departments and other relevant DPOs of Karachi, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar, Jamshoro, Matiari, Tando Allah Yar, Tando Muhammad Khan,

CS for investing funds adequately, transparently

KARACHI – Sindh Chief Secretary Abdul Subhan Memon has called for devising a strategy for investing various funds adequately as well as transparently. He was chairing a joint meeting of the boards of various funds on Tuesday.
These included Sindh Social Relief Fund and the General Provident Investment Fund. The chief secretary said that these funds should be invested in a transparent manner. He stated that all the relevant rules and regulations should also be followed.

Hike in milk prices: SHC issues notices to CS, CDGK while Administrator summons meeting

KARACHI – The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday issued notices to the Sindh chief secretary, City District Government Karachi and other respondents on a constitutional petition seeking implementation of consumer laws across the province and government action against the price hike in different edible items, including milk and milk products. Rana Faiz-ul-Hassan of the United Human Rights had moved a constitutional petition in which he stated that court had issued directions to the Sindh

SHC summons CS, Cooperative Housing Authority officials

KARACHI – The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday issued summon orders for the Sindh Chief Secretary, Cooperative Societies Secretary among others seeking explanation on a constitutional petition regarding corruption and mismanagement in different cooperative housing society schemes.
The SHC division bench headed by Justice Maqbool Baqar after hearing preliminary arguments by the petitioner issued notice to the respondents and directed them to submit their comments on the next

Acting Sindh CS carries on, other contractual workers don’t

KARACHI – The Sindh government has extended the contractual services of the senior member of the Board of Revenue, who also holds the additional charge of acting chief secretary (CS), for an indefinite period, in violation of the apex court’s orders.
The provincial government removed a number of contract employees from various departments last month in compliance with the Supreme Court’s orders. However, the appointment of a senior member of the Board of Revenue, Ghulam Ali Shah

FROM THE COURTROOM – SHC issues notices to CS; E&T minister, secretary on wine shop owners’ petition

KARACHI – The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday issued notices to Sindh Excise and Taxation (E&T) Minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla and E&T secretary on a constitutional petition moved by two wine shop owners for not issuing them a permit despite Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah’s orders. An SHC division bench, headed by Chief Justice Mushir Alam, issued the notices to the respondents after hearing the preliminary arguments made by the petitioners.
The petition was filed by Harish

Punjab CS blocking Javed Mahmood, Sami Saeed’s promotion

LAHORE: The promotion of former Punjab chief secretary Javed Mahmood and Additional Chief Secretary Sami Saeed to BS Grade 22 has fallen into uncertainty Punjab chief secretary Nasir Mahmood Khosa is strongly opposed to the elevation in the province’s bureaucratic hierarchy, sources revealed on Sunday.
Officials privy to this development told Pakistan Today that Khosa and Mahmood had strong differences, which could be evident from the fact that the former was not even comfortable

Paying for a result card – LHC CJ summons report from Punjab CS

LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Khwaja Muhammad Sharif has ordered the Punjab chief secretary to submit a detailed report on Nov 15 on the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore’s revenue generation strategy and the government’s declared policy of offering free education to students.
BISE Lahore recently started collecting Rs 450 from each student for issuing Matric and Intermediate result cards. During the suo motu proceedings, BISE Chairman Dr Akram

SC summons Punjab CS over prisoners’ abduction

ISLAMABAD: A three-member Supreme Court bench on Monday summoned the Punjab chief secretary for today (Tuesday) to explain why 11 prisoners, allegedly abducted from Adiala Jail, could not be recovered so far.
The bench consisting of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday was hearing a case involving the alleged abduction of 11 prisoners involved in heinous crimes from Adiala Jail by intelligence agencies.