Two PIA officials sacked over narcotics recovery from plane

Two PIA officials sacked over narcotics recovery from plane

 The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has suspended its two senior officials over recovery of narcotics from a Toronto-bound flight, a notification said Friday. Security General Manager Lt-Col (r) Muhammad Jamshed Akhter and Deputy General Manager Asad Bokhari are suspended after a thorough inquiry, the notification said, directing Akhter to be available at his residence in case he was required by the management. “You are advised to hand over the charge to Maj (r) Muhammad Amjad, Deputy General Manager Vigilance” it conduced.–Staff Reporter

 Additional IG visits inspection cell

 On the directions of Punjab Police Inspector General Arif Nawaz Khan, Additional-IG (Discipline and Inspection) Syed Ejaz Hussain Shah paid a surprise visit to the Sheikhupura police region to assess the record of discipline and inspection cell and other official matters.  On this occasion, SP Khalida Parveen briefed the additional inspector general of police about the measures taken for inspection and discipline of three districts.  Syed Ejaz Hussain Shah also met with staff of different sections one by one and advised them to work diligently and with commitment. He gave directions to staff about measures taken for matters of inspection and discipline. The officer also showed satisfaction over the working of the discipline and inspection cell for work of Discipline and Inspection cell of the Sheikhupura police region. According to a police spokesman, the officer will also visit other regions and districts of the Punjab province to assess issues related to discipline and inspection.–Staff Reporter

 GB CM wants to replicate PHC

 The Gilgit-Baltistan government will establish a healthcare regulatory body following the Punjab Healthcare Commission, and the PHC will extend its full support for the purpose. This was agreed at a meeting held Friday. GB Chief Minister GB Hafizur Rehman and Justice (r) Aamer Raza Khan led their respective teams. The GB team comprised Works Minister Dr Muhammad Iqbal, Council members Ashraf Sada and Arman Shah, and Health Secretary Saeedullah Khan Niazi. To materialise the idea, a joint coordination committee comprising senior officials of GB and PHC experts would be constituted. This was the second meeting between the two sides.  Earlier this year, Chief Operating Officer of PHC Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan held two meetings with the GB CM and chief secretary G-B.–Staff Reporter

 Conference on Indian water aggression

 The speakers of a moot at Pakistan Movement Workers Trust have come down hard on India for its water aggression. Speaking at conference titled ‘Indian Water Terrorism- Consequences’ CPNE President Zia Shahid said there was no provision that three rivers were sold out to India. Shahid Rasheed said Indian was committing water terrorism.–Staff Reporter

The need is to fight courageously on the issue with India, he said urging media to play its role in the campaign. NPT Chairman Muhammad Rafique Tarar in his message said that Kashmir is the source of water coming from India. All the agricultural progress depends on these rivers.–Staff Reporter





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