No tolerance to political interference
ISLAMABAD: A Punjab bureaucrat has said that the civil servants will not allow any political interference.
Shahid Hussain, who is the managing director of the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority, remarked that the bureaucrats will serve their posts legally. Hussain, a grade 21 officer, is also the president of the Provincial Management Services Association.
He was responding to the comments made by Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry that the bureaucracy should implement the policies of the government.
"We won't be pressurised. The prime minister had categorically said that there will be no political interference in bureaucracy," a private television channel quoted him as saying.
"We will follow what is written in the book and not exceed our mandate."