No discrimination at federal level in appointing secretaries, CEs: Mamnoon

KARACHI, Feb 13 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain Thursday said no discrimination was being meted at the federal level with the provinces while appointing secretaries and chief executives of government institutions. The President was speaking at an interactive session with media persons of Sindhi print and electronic media. The participants had pointed out the under-representation of officers belonging to the Sindh province at federal level. The President clarified that there was no discrimination in this regard. The President also discussed the political situation of Sindh with them and the issues faced by the Sindhi media.

President Mamnoon, who is the chancellor of 17 universities, expressed his resolve to upgrade the standard of education in Sindh, particularly at school level.
The media persons urged the President to give more autonomy to the provinces, implement the 50 percent quota on share of natural resources, and increase the representation of rural Sindh at Sindh High Court.
Qazi Asad Abid, Chairman Ibrat Group of Publications, highlighted the issues being faced by the Sindhi newspapers regarding advertisements. The President assured that their issues would be resolved on priority. (Courtesy: APP)