KHANEWAL - Political, religious and trade circles and civil society including farmers’ have demanded the Punjab Chief Minister, Chief Secretary and Commissioner for immediate posting of District Coordination Officer.

The seat fell vacant since former District Coordination Officer Nadeem Mahboob left for NIPA training due which the residents of the district are facing a lot of problems.

Currently the Additional District Collector is holding additional charge as acting District Coordination Officer. He is in grade 18 but the seat of the District Coordination Officer is of 19 due to this, the acting DCO has no administrative control on subordinates.