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Major (r) Azam Suleman appointed Punjab Chief Secretary

Major (r) Azam Suleman appointed Punjab Chief Secretary

LAHORE - Retired Major Azam Suleman, who was working as Interior Secretary, has been appointed as the new chief secretary of Punjab.

This important decision was taken yesterday in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Buzdar.

“Major (Retd.) Azam Suleman Khan, a BS-22 officer of Pakistan Administrative Services, presently posted as Secretary, Interior Division, is transferred and posted as Chief Secretary, Government of the Punjab, with immediate effect and until further orders,” said the notification issued on Tuesday.

In an exclusive talk with Dunya News, he expressed that the first priority in Punjab would be to perform with a good team. Transparency and merit will be promoted in the province, he added.

Chief Secretary Punjab said that he would try to play a vibrant and dynamic role in solving public problems. He added that he will choose a great team as the administrative head of the province.

Major (r) Suleman asserted that the focus would be on improving the efficiency of the departments in Punjab and concrete steps would be taken to complete the development projects in a timely manner. “Whoever performs, will remain in office and be honored”, he added.