Javed Iqbal

  • Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has constituted an Environmental Protection Council, the first meeting of which was held at Darbar Hall of Civil Secretariat under the chair of Provincial Minister for Environment Begum Zakia Shahnawaz. Environment Additional Secretary Zaman Wattoo gave a ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab government has created a new post of grade22, additional chief secretary for communication and works. As per sources, the Punjab government had retained services of C&W Secretary Mushtaq Ahmad after his promotion to grade 22. “A new post of C&W ACS has been created ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab government has notified fresh austerity measures to ensure effective use of public resources, financial discipline and reduction in expenditure. In the latest notification, the government has however relaxed the ban on new recruitments. The Finance Department had directed all ...

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  • The Punjab government, in another unique move, has created a new seat of grade-22, additional chief secretary Communication & Works ACS (C&W). As per a source, after the promotion of Secretary C&W Mushtaq Ahmad to grade-22, the Punjab government had retained his services in the ...

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  • LAHORE: In order to ensure effective use of public resources, the Punjab government has notified measures for adopting financial discipline and to cut down extravagant spending. Though, the order replicates the previous one dated September 14, 2017, but excludes a ban on recruitment against the ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Services Tribunal (PST) chairman has forwarded a summary to the chief secretary, seeking approval for the long delayed judicial allowance for its civil members and other officials, The Nation has learnt. Official sources in the CS Office told this reporter that the PST chairman ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab is bracing itself for a high level administrative reshuffle after promotion of some senior officials by the federal government. At a recent meeting of the high-powered selection board, some senior bureaucrats serving in Punjab were promoted to the highest grade, necessitating their ...

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  • Punjab Chief Secretary Capt ® Zahid Saeed has sought details of the public sector companies established in the province from all the administrative secretaries within one day. Surprisingly enough, the CS office didn’t know the details of the government-owned companies where ...

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  • LAHORE - A UN summit has nodded to appoint a retired Pakistani vice chancellor as focal person for the Rohingya University being established for United Nations peace studies. The major campus of the varsity would be set up in Dubai and Rohingya Holocaust International Digital Repository in ...

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  • LAHORE: A UN summit has nodded to appoint a retired Pakistani Vice-Chancellor (VC) as the focal person for Rohingya University being established for the United Nations' Peace Studies. The major campus of the varsity would be set up in Dubai while Rohingya Holocaust Int'l Digital Repository in ...

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  • LAHORE -  Retired military men are enjoying high positions in the Punjab like chief secretary, senior member board of revenue, additional chief secretary (home) and IGP, all being in Grade-22. Capt (r) Zahid Saeed was promoted to the top administrative slot of chief secretary after he had ...

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  • LAHORE - The plan to upgrade the Government College of Technology (GCT), Rasul, to a university was delayed after the Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) raised objections to the charter of the proposed Rasul Technology University (RTU) at a recent meeting. As per ...

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  • LAHORE - Dr Syed Murtza Jafri, the principal of National College of Arts (NCA), is still holding office even his four year term expired last month. Earlier this month, the Lahore High Court had disposed of the NCA principal issue on the assurance of the college counsel that a senior most professor ...

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  • LAHORE: The National College of Arts (NCA) principal still holds office even after his four-year term expired and the Lahore High Court Lahore gave ruling to appoint the senior most professor as the institution head. As per the document also available with this paper, the LHC also disposed of the ...

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  • LAHORE -  Frost and Sullivan, a foreign firm, has submitted its devised policy to the Planning and Development Department for the establishment of industrial estates in Punjab, it has been learnt. The Punjab government had some months back entrusted the consultancy to the above mentioned firm. ...

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  • LAHORE: The Lahore College for Women University's Department of Architecture head has requested the chancellor and the Secretary Higher Education Department to restrain the Vice-Chancellor Dr Uzma Qureshi from conducting syndicate meeting. The Architect department Incharge Yasmeen Abid Maan in her ...

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  • LAHORE - Lack of commitment, monitoring and policy are said to be answers to why public sector colleges fail to bag top positions in the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Examinations while students of the private colleges secure top positions. Boys from the Punjab Group of ...

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  • LAHORE - The University of Sargodha (UoS) administration has started disciplinary proceedings against the officials appointed by former vice-chancellor Dr Riaz ul Haq. The action includes de-notification of a relative of the ex-VC, additional registrar, deputy controller, faculty members and ...

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  • Lack of commitment, monitoring and policy are said to be answers to why public sector colleges fail to bag top positions in the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Examinations while students of the private colleges top most of the positions. The boys all from the Punjab Group of ...

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  • The University of Sargodha (UoS) administration has started disciplinary proceedings against illegal appointees, including de-notification of relative of former Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr Riaz ul Haq, additional registrar, deputy controller, faculty members and others. They were as audit pointed out ...

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  • LAHORE - In line with its claims about elimination of the patwari culture from Punjab, the provincial government has proposed renaming patwaris as revenue assistants. The Punjab Land Record Authority (PLRA) was established to replace patwaris. With accomplishment of the project of land record ...

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  • Despite its tall claims to eliminate the patwari culture from Punjab, the Punjab government has finally proposed to rename patwaris as the Revenue Assistants. Punjab Land Record Authority (PLRA) was established to replace the patwaris. With the accomplishment of a project of land record ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Services Tribunal (PST) is working without its four members. As a result, pendency of cases at the tribunal dealing with service matters has reached 8,500, The Nation has learnt. According to the official sources, none of the three civil members and one judicial member has been ...

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  • LAHORE - Four public sector universities are without vice chancellors (VCs), it is learnt from reliable sources. These include University of Sahiwal, a sub-campus of the Multan Bahauddin Zakariya University; University of Okara (UoO), a sub-campus of the Lahore University of Education; University ...

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  • LAHORE - The Chief Minister’s Inspection Team (CMIT) has launched a formal inquiry to dig out facts and fix the responsibility for changes in textbooks. While School Education Minister Rana Mashood Khan denies exclusion of the content about Islam, religious dignitaries, heroes and armed ...

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  • Lahore - The Provincial Selection Board recently held a meeting to take up the promotion cases of grade-17 officials. Additional Chief Secretary Shumail Ahmad Khwaja presided over the meeting while Services Secretary Farhan Aziz Khawaja, Regulations Secretary Dr Saleh Tahir, Additional Admin ...

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  • LAHORE: A meeting of the Punjab Selection Board (PSB-II) was held on Wednesday to deliberate over long delayed promotion cases of the provincial services officers of grade 17. Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) Punjab Shumail Ahmad Khwaja presided over the meeting while Secretary Services ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab government has approved financial assistance package for families of civil servants who die during service, a notification said. “The Punjab government has approved financial assistance package for families of civil servants who die while in service w.e.f ...

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  • LAHORE - The University of Sargodha (UoS) has formed a committee to hold an inquiry into allegations of fraud, forgery and misuse of powers against former director of Bhakkar Sub-Campus Dr Zahid Hussain Chohan. According to official documents, the decision was taken at a syndicate meeting. Dean of ...

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  • LAHORE: The University of Sargodha (UOS) has constituted a committee to hold an inquiry against former Director sub-campus Bhakkar Dr Zahid Hussain Chohan. As per official documents, the decision was taken in the syndicate meeting. Dean faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Dr Zahoor ul Hasan will ...

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