Merit being ensured in police recruitment: Sindh Governor

March 6, 2016 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan has said that better governance not only helps in redressal of grievances of masses but also ensures provision of basic amenities of life to them at their door steps that is why a competent officer is considered as an asset by any government.

This he said while addressing the participants of 104th National Management Course being organised by National School of Public Policy Lahore, led by Naeem Aslam Dean of the School, here today at Governor House. Principal Secretary to Governor Sindh Muhammad Hussain Syed was also present on the occasion.

Governor Sindh said that an able officer is also a good manager and despite meagre resources, inadequate manpower and paucity of funds, he delivers the desired results as he has been trained for the same during such courses. A capable and an efficient officer while resolving public grievances also contributes towards success of sitting government as solution of the same increases its popularity, he observed.

He said: “Sindh is different in respect of governance as it has both urban and rural areas and both has different sets of issues and as such officers posted in Sindh have to express and exercise all their abilities to discharge duties successfully.”

Replying to a question about Karachi operation and overall law and order situation in Sindh, the governor said that a comprehensive strategy was evolved in this regard and after its triumphant execution, the incidents of terrorism, target killing, kidnapping for ransom and extortion had decreased considerably.

In response to another question about Sindh police, the governor said that police was also performing well in the operation. Merit is being ensured in recruitment of police personnel so as to clear its unfavourable impression amongst masses, he concluded.