KARACHI - A majority of the officials, both of the federal as well the provincial governments who avail the facility of training abroad, do not submit the Post Visit Report (PVR) to the Ministries/departments concerned, official sources told TheNation here on Friday. The Economic Affairs Division of the Federal government in its letter to all the federal Ministries/Divisions and the Provincial Additional Chief Secretaries of Planning and Development Departments has said that the Foreign Training Committee (FTC) regularly process the nominations of government officers for various foreign trainings. The letter of Federal Division available with The Nation said, it has been noted that the officers concerned on their return from foreign training do not submit their post visit reports. Referring the Cabinet Division instructions, letter said all government officers and delegations are required to submit a detailed report about their visits to Economic Affairs Division within 15 days of completion of the foreign visit. In the letter, the Federal Ministry concerned addressing to all the Ministries/Divisions and Provincial Departments said that officers in your organization may please be directed to obtain post visit reports from the officers who return after attending a foreign training or seminar. The Federal Ministry pointed out that adherence to this policy on regular basis can help government of Pakistan to share views on relevant areas of public policy. However, the Economic Affairs Division has also attached the format of Post Visit Report with letter sent to the Ministries and provincial governments, which includes introduction of foreign training, focused areas, its relevance with Pakistan and conclusion remarks. Furthermore, officers have also been directed to submit the theoretical and practical focus and main aspect of the training also be reported in post visit report. Similarly, it has also been directed to the officers that they should report the relevance of the foreign training with Pakistan in a pattern that its comparison with practices in Pakistan in the sector, lessons learnt, suggestions and recommendations be made part of report. Besides federal ministrys complain against officers, the officers in the Sindh government have also bundles of grievances to the federal government. A number of officers, who requested anonymity, to this scribe that the Federal Ministry conveyed the opportunities of foreign training late, saying the due to this, a huge number of eligible officers deprived of foreign training opportunity. However, some officers also complained that their own administrative departments also convey the information of foreign training opportunity very late. According to officials concerned in the Planning and Development Department, presently foreign training opportunities for the officers of the Sindh government are available in Germany, Jordan, Philippine, Thailand, Malta, Singapore, India, Egypt, Malaysia, Sweden, Japan, China, and Canada.