Karachi, June 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): Caretaker Minister for Information and Archives, Environment, Climate Change and Coastal Development Authority, Information Science and Technology and Law and Parliamentary Affairs Department, Mr. Jameel Yusuf paid surprise visit of Information Department offices at Sindh Secretariat and has expressed annoyance on the absence of officials including senior grade officers.
He has directed Director General Information Mansoor Ahmed Shaikh to take stern action and issue explanation as per service rules. Caretaker Minister for information went around various Directorate of Information Department and observed Directors ofPublication, Advertisement, Film , Press and Admin and Accounts including most of lower staff were absent or not turned to their offices till his visit. While Director R and R Saleem Qureshi and Director Legal Aslam Pervaiz Jatoi were also present in their offices.
On the occasion the Caretaker Minister said that Information Department was key organ of the provincial government; however he observed that there is no working environment and dearth of facilities. He directed DG Information to submit detailed report of all directorates and also maintain discipline and ensure punctuality of officials. He directed to follow the bio metric system so as to ensure the punctuality of officials without any delay.
The Caretaker Minister for Information has further observed that unnecessary lights and air conditioners were on without purpose, he directed that to ensure and save the energy consumption and other machineries in a proper manner, he added. On the occasion, Director R and R Saleem Ahmed Qureshi and Director Legal Aslam Pervaiz Jatoi briefed Caretaker Minister regarding the functions and working of their respective directorates i.e. Research and Reference and Legal.
For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-99204423, +92-21-99204401