Federal secretary interior Major ® Azam Sulaiman, special secretary foreign office Muazam Ahmed khan, Secretary Power Division Muhamad Ifran along with more than 10 other officers of Federal departments called on Governor Punjab Ch Mohammad Sarwar.
Governor Punjab said historical steps being taken including relaxation in visa policies. We have eradicated political interference from public departments. Important decisions are being taken regarding religious tourism including relaxation in visa policies for foreign tourists, multiple visa entry for Sikh pilgrims and transportation facilities during pilgrimage. By taking a stern action against Power thieves, govt. has saved 100 billion rupees.
A comprehensive strategy has been adopted to solve matters in next few days related to provision of LNG Supply and subsidized gas to industries in Punjab which will have positive impact on economy. As per details Chairperson OGRA Uzma Adil Khan, Secretary cabinet division Maroof Afzal, DG Railways Agha Wasim, additional secretary petroleum met Governor Punjab Ch Mohammad Sarwar along with other federal secretaries. Principal Secretary to Governor Punjab Babar Hayat Tarar was also present in meeting.
During meeting issues in federal departments and their performance was discussed. Governor Punjab said, under leadership of PM Imran Khan, govt. has removed political intervention from all departments.
All appointments are being made purely on merit and solid steps being taken to strengthen the institutes as strong institution can serve the public well. Meritocracy and transparency yielding better performance and results in Govt. departments.
“More steps being taken to increase the facilities for Public”, he added. Governor Punjab said that power sector is now effectively working after introduction of reforms in this sector; efforts are being made for the provision of uninterrupted power supply for industries and businesses.
Power theft is a big crime and due to govt. strong action there is sharp decline in power theft cases now.