KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, here on Monday paid a surprise visit to CM Secretariat to see the performance, discipline of staff and maintenance of cleanliness.
A statement on Monday said that the CM’s Special Assistants Rashid Rabbani and Waqar Mehdi, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Naveed Kamran Baloch, Secretary on Universities and Boards Dr. Riaz Memon, Additional Secretary Administration, accompanied the Chief Minister during the visit.
Talking on the occasion the Chief Minister strictly directed the officers for maintaining punctuality, discipline, cleanliness and to ensure a conducive atmosphere and efficient deliveries to the masses.
He directed the officers for early disposal of public welfare oriented summaries and his directives to resolve the grievances of the people so that people are benefitted accordingly.
The Chief Minister said that the performance of the officers in Sindh was being closely watched by him regularly through various means of communication including the Press and media.
He said that his Government was giving top priority to the maintenance of law and order, improving the standard of health, educational services to the people and protection of the lives and properties of the people.
Qaim Ali Shah said that he would also pay surprise visit to the offices specially, those belonging to law and order, (police stations) education (schools) and health (hospitals) sector to ensure efficient delivery of services to the people and added that those found absent, irregular or violative would be taken to task.
The Chief Minister also directed the officers to expedite pace of the development works and not to compromise on its standard for which as many as Rs 215 billion are being spent during the current financial year- 2013-14.
He said that he would also undertake surprise visits to the ongoing development schemes of any sector at any place in the province.
He said that those who found negligent in his/her performance or involved in irregularities would be taken to task.
He said that teams of monitoring and evaluation section, P&D Department have already been dispatched to monitor the pace and quality of developments works in Sindh.
The Chief Minister said that various mega development projects of infrastructure, education and health sector either have been completed or have been taken into hand and many such projects specially in the energy, agriculture and mass transition sectors are either in progress or in the pipeline.
He said that by completion of all these projects, Sindh would be transformed into a prosperous province of Pakistan.
The CM also asked the commissioners and deputy commissioners to play their role in maintaining attendance and discipline in their respective districts/ divisions and also to monitor the ongoing development works in consultation with public representatives of the area.
The Chief Minister who is also the president of the PPP Sindh Chapter directed the officers to be pro-active, accessible and resolve the grievances of poor people.
He said that to serve the people without discrimination was the main motto of PPP and added that it was because of services of PPP that people of Sindh always stood by this Party in every difficult time.