By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)
Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqi has said that dutiful and hard working officials are always remembered with respect because of their good performance, no matter where ever they are transferred from one department to the other.
He was addressing a ceremony held to bid farewell to his Staff Officer, Syed Afaq Hussain, on his transfer from Commissioner Office to the Chief Secretary Office.
He pointed out that whenever assigned a task, it is surely fulfilled by officials enjoying good reputation and showing good performance.
The administration of Karachi, its officers and employees, are endeavoring to ensure implementation of this kind of system in the public interest, he said while laying emphasis on solving the problems of people can be easily achieved if administration officials strengthen their liaison with the people and establish good relations with them.
“There is no doubt that hard working and dutiful officials not only bring improvement in the departmental working but it also enhances their own respect and prestige,” Shoaib Siddiqi pointed out.
In their speeches on the occasion, other officers appreciated Commissioner Shoaib Siddiqi for introducing the tradition of welcoming the incoming officials and bidding farewell to outgoing ones besides award of commendation certificates and cash awards to them.
They said that such trends would certainly infuse a new spirit of working hard in officials.
Syed Afaq Hussain said that he has learnt he lot from Soaib Siddiqi in a short span of time and this is going to guide him in his future career.
The farewell ceremony was attended, among others, by Additional Commissioner Kamran Shamshad, Additional Commissioner-II and other officials.