‘Buzdar ruined Punjab’s good governance and law and order’

PAC Chairman said that the federal cabinet also express concern over situation in Punjab, while the government’s foreign policy has completely failed and the friendly countries were also angry

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STAFF REPORT

MURIDKE

Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Rana Tanveer Hussain on Sunday said that Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has ruined the good governance and law and order maintained by former CM and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif.

Talking to media in Muridke on Sunday, he said that his party is with the government for the sake of democracy but only the inflation has increased during the PTI government’s 16 months tenure.

The PML-N leader said that issues will arise if the public is not given relief.

The PAC Chairman went on to say that the federal cabinet also express concern over situation in Punjab, while the government’s foreign policy has completely failed and the friendly countries were also angry.

Rana Tanveer further said Qatar, Turkey and Malaysia were standing along Pakistan due to former prime minister and PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif.

Earlier, in the light of the complaints and a trailer of the transfers that saw the Punjab chief secretary and police chief losing their jobs, the government on Friday went full-throttle on the transfers.

The former chief secretary of Punjab, Yousaf Naseem Khokhar, was given charge of the interior secretary. Waheedud Din has been appointed as the special secretary for interior.

Furthermore, Ali Raza Bhutta has been given the portfolio of poverty alleviation division secretary; Hasan Nasar Jami took over as aviation division secretary; Afzal Latif was appointed industry and production secretary, while Habibur Rehman Gilani was directed to take charge as railway secretary.

In addition to this, Dr Allah Buksh was appointed as secretary of the National Health Services; Imran Nazir Khan got charge of the Pakistan Agricultural Storage and Services Corporation as the managing director; Muhammad Ali Shahzad will assume duties as the special secretary of the Establishment Division, while Syed Pervaiz Abbas will head Economic Affairs Division in the capacity of a secretary. Moreover, the federal government appointed Dr Pervaiz Ahmad Khan as the IPCD secretary.

In services, the National Police Foundation got Ahmad Latif as its new managing director, whereas National Policy Academy’s commandant will be Muhammad Tahir. Mustaq Ahmad Mahr will be police chief of the Pakistan Railway after erstwhile IG Wajid Zia, who also headed the Panamagate JIT, was appointed the director-general of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).