PM AJK praises outgoing CS for his services
Islamabad, (Parliament Times) : Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan hosted a farewell function on Friday to former Chief Secretary Shakeel Qadir Khan.Speaking on the occasion the AJK PM praised the outgoing secretary for his unprecedented services in Azad Kashmir. He said that the former secretary used his best management skills to work for development and ensure good governance in AJK. “Azad Kashmir is a sensitive area where it is difficult for lent officers to win hearts and minds of people”, the PM said, adding that though it is difficult to keep everyone happy but Shakeel Qadir Khan had won the hearts of people through his diligent work.The Lent officers, he said, have a key role in the AJK’s development, establishing good governance and strengthening the political and ideological relationship between the Azad Kashmir Pakistan.The people of Azad Kashmir, he said, have not only ideological but also religious and emotional ties with Pakistan. “The people of the state (AJK) consider Pakistan as their destination”, the Pm said.Welcoming the new chief secretary, the PM expressed the hope that the newly appointed chief secretary would utilize his full potential and capabilities to strengthen the ideological and intellectual links between the people of two regions. On this occasion, Finance Minister Abdul Majeed Khan, former Chief Secretary Shakeel Qadir Khan, Senior Member Board of Revenue Fayyaz Ali Abbasi and other officials also addressed the function.