|Governor advises officers to devote themselves to public service
Thursday, 14 July 2011 21:30:03
Governor advises officers to devote themselves to public service
LAHORE, July 14 (APP): Punjab Governor Sardar Latif Khosa said on Thursday that civil officers were not servants of the government,but representatives of the state and they should devote themselves to
Addressing the concluding ceremony of the 94th National Management Course (NMC) and 9th Senior Management Course (SMC), he said that being public servants, the officers were facilitators who provided a conducive atmosphere for the public.
He also advised the officers to discharge their obligations in accordance with the constitution and law.
The governor urged the officers to inculcate a spirit of
nation building among people as terrorism was damaging the country.
Referring to the historic address of Quaid-i-Azam to civil
officers, Khosa said that civil officers should work with
dedication to steer the country out of challenges.
"Terrorism, unemployment and energy crisis were inherited by the PPP-government but the problems are being tackled with an effective strategy," he added.
He said that Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto played a vital role in the development of the country by giving it the constitution of 1973.
A total of 168 officers including 59 of grade-20 and 109 of grade 19 participated in the courses.
Later, the governor gave away certificates to the officers.