Qaim pays surprise visit to CM Secretariat, checks performance

KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah paid surprise visit to CM Secretariat on Monday morning to see the performance, discipline of staff and maintenance of cleanliness within their offices.

Special Assistants Rashid Rabbani and Waqar Mehdi; Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Naveed Kamran Baloch,

Secretary on Universities & Boards Dr Riaz Memon, Additional Secretary Administration Saeed Shaikh and other officers of secretariat accompanied the chief minister during the visit.

Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister strictly directed the officers to maintain punctuality, discipline, cleanliness and ensure conducive atmosphere and efficient deliveries to the masses. He directed the officers for early disposal of public welfare oriented summaries and his directives to resolve the grievances of the people so that people be benefited accordingly.

Qaim said that the performance of the officers in Sindh was being closely watched through various means of communication

including Press and media by him regularly. He said that his government was giving top priority to the maintenance of law and order, improving standard of health, educational services to the people and protection of lives and properties of the people.

He said that he would also pay surprise visit to the offices, specially, those belonging to law & order, (Police Stations) Education (Schools) and health (Hospitals) sector to ensure efficient delivering of the services to the people and added that

those found absent, irregular or defaulter would be taken to task.

The chief minister Sindh also directed the officers to expedite pace of the development works and not to compromise on its standard for which as many as Rs 215 billion were being spent during the current financial year 2013-14. He said that he would also under take surprise visits to ongoing development schemes of any sector at any place in the province.

He said that those found negligence in performance or in irregularities would be taken to task. He said that teams of monitoring and evaluation of P&D deptt had already been dispatched to monitor the pace and quality of developments works in Sindh.

Qaim said that various mega development projects of Infrastructure, Education and Health sector either had been completed or had been taken into hand while many such prosperous projects, especially in the energy, agriculture and mass transition sectors were either in progress or in pipeline. He said that by completion of all those projects, Sindh would be converted into a prosperous province of Pakistan.

The Sindh chief minister also asked the commissioners and deputy commissioners to play their roles in maintaining attendance and discipline in their respective Distt/Divisions and also monitor ongoing development works in consultation with public representatives of the area.