LAHORE - Punjab Secretary Planning & Development Iftikhar Ali Sahoo has said that over the years Punjab government has tried to bring in the competency and technical expertise of private consultants. Now the Government is moving towards engaging academia, civil society organizations, companies, businesses, firms and consultants and this initiative as per the vision of CM Punjab intends to improve the quality of services provided by the government through modern techniques and models implied by national and international consultants.

He expressed his views while addressing the seminar titled “Pre-qualification for consulting firms under the concept of capacity building of government departments”, organized by DG, M&E, P&D held in the Auditorium of P&D Complex at Lahore.