Sindh Minister for Information, Local Government & Forests Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that continuous training and capacity building of officers was necessary not only to utilize their services, in a befitting manner but to obtains better results of the tasks assigned to them.
He was talking at the inaugural ceremony of capacity building of officers and officials at a local hotel on Friday. Secretary Information Rafique Ahmed Buriro, Secretary Transport Shariq Ahmed and all officers of headquarters Karachi were present on the occasion.
He said Information Department has the responsibility of representing Sindh Government and with ever growing media especially social and digital media the responsibility of the department has increased manifold.
Emergence and popularity of social media is a huge challenge for the Department and the officers must equip themselves for negotiating news being posted on social media, he added.
Shah said that Provincial Government is committed to ensure good governance to deliver better services to masses and in this regard every possible step is being taken.
Secretary Information Rafique Ahmed Buriro while addressing the event said that various reforms have been introduced in the department so as to improve its working.
Released advertisements are being displayed on official website of the department regularly, he further said and added that an endowment fund is being established for journalist to provide financial assistance to journalists in need of finances.
Director Admin & Accounts Syed Azeem Shah on in his address highlighted salient features of this training programme.