The meetings under the chairmanship of SAPM on Establishment, Mr Mohammad Shehzad Arbab, in order to review the performance of ministries, have started. During these meetings, which will continue for two weeks, performance of ministries during the second quarter of 2021-22 will be reviewed.
The Review Committee includes Deputy Chairman Planning, Mr. Jehanzeb Khan and senior officials of Establishment Division, Cabinet Division, Finance Division and Planning Division.
On the occasion, Mr Shehzad Arbab stated that performance agreements as governance tool, are making a transformational shift to an outcome-based, time-bound delivery mechanism. Through these agreements, all the ministries are working in unison to achieve the diverse targets necessary for the development of the country. Out of the total 1090 initiatives to be achieved by the ministries during two financial years, 426 initiatives will be completed in FY 2021-22, 488 initiatives will be completed in FY 2022-23 while 176 are running initiatives.
He further said that based on their performance, ministries will be ranked and the review reports of the ministries will be presented to the Prime Minister.
The ministries whose performance was reviewed on Wednesday included SAFRON, Board of Investment, Industries & Production, Planning & Development, Foreign Affairs and Commerce Division.