December 12, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: Minister of State for Housing & Works Barrister Usman Ibrahim has ordered to recover all official vehicles from officials/officers in the Ministry and attached departments, who are not entitled to use these vehicles.

The Minister observed that most of the officers, who are not entitled under staff car rules, have been using the official vehicles of the Ministry and attached departments.

The Minister has directed all attached departments i.e. Pak PWD, Estate Office, National Construction Limited (NCL), Pakistan Housing Authority PHA), Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF) that all such vehicles may immediately be returned and parked in the office premises of the Ministry and respective attached departments.

The Minister further directed that officers would return the official vehicles to transport officers of the respective offices along with the amount of POL charges incurred during the unauthorized period of use.

The Minister has also noticed that there are some un-authorized officers who are using more than one vehicles and whole fuel and maintenance bills are sent to the Ministry and respective departments.

It may also be mentioned that the Minister has directed the concerned officials to submit a detailed report of each vehicle along with its POL charges and recovery date, etc. within 3 days. Moreover, the Minister stated that malpractices have caused great financial loss to the Ministry, so no excuse will be accepted from anyone regarding keeping the vehicle in his use.