LAHORE: The Lahore development Authority (LDA) extra director fashionable (ADG) has refused to hand over rate of the office to his successor after he became transferred on can also 14.

Headquarters ADG Abdul Shakoor, a senior official of grade-19 from the Provincial control carrier (PMS) who joined the LDA remaining 12 months on deputation, persisted working on Thursday despite receiving his transfer orders.

“New ADG Farqleet Meer, grade-19 officer from the LDA carrier, couldn’t take price as Mr Shakoor was not willing to comply with transfer orders,” an official supply stated.

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On may additionally 14, the authorities, via a notification with the aid of the leader secretary, transferred Mr Shakoor and directed him to record to the services & general administration department. It also transferred Mr Meer from the publish of director (LDA’s vice chairman secretariat), and published him the ADG (headquarters).

Later, Mr Meer submitted his charge record to the office of LDA’s director widespread.

For the last a few months, the LDA has been in such troubles, affecting public provider delivery work.

In January, a grade 17 PMS officer and an LDA service grade 19 officer fought to grab the put up of the LDA director (admin). Both officers moved court docket to get the seat. In the end, the issue turned into resolved after the LDA control entrusted a PMS officer with the extra fee of the director (admin).

similarly, the LDA was again in trouble closing month after the government issued a notification to publish its five deputationists as deputy directors.

talking to sunrise, LDA vp SM Imran, who heads LDA governing frame, referred to as the situation “no longer proper for the LDA”, saying that authorities orders have to be complied with.

“The LDA can not be run as a parallel government to counter with the authorities,” he deplored.

He stated beneath segment 17 of the LDA Act, the provincial authorities become completely empowered to issue commands to the LDA time to time.

He said that within the final authority assembly, it have been decided to impose a ban on switch and posting of grade-17 and above in the LDA. A human useful resource (HR) committee became constituted to deal with such issues. The LDA management did no longer observe the orders on the pretext of the ban.

“They (the LDA control) should remember the fact that the HR committee or ban has no significance earlier than provincial government orders. So, if Mr Shakoor or the LDA management keep away from following orders, i would without a doubt write a letter to the LDA control to better comply with orders or face movement,” he stated.

The LDA director standard became no longer to be had for remark.

published in , may additionally 17th, 2019