Is­mail opens 'Sindh Pen­sion­ers Cen­tre'

The Financial Daily - - NATIONAL -

KARACHI: The Gov­er­nor of Sindh Im­ran Is­mail inau­gu­rated the 'Sindh Pen­sion­ers Cen­tre' to­day at "Ac­coun­tant Gen­eral Of­fice".

He praised the ef­forts of Ac­coun­tant Gen­eral Sindh and his team for tak­ing ini­tia­tive for pro­vid­ing has­sle-free pen­sion to the oldage re­tired em­ploy­ees of Gov­ern­ment of Sindh, un­der one roof.

Is­mail showed his grat­i­tude to­wards the Con­troller Gen­eral Ac­counts for pro­vid­ing di­rect credit sys­tem to pen­sion­ers through which they get their monthly pen­sions di­rectly into bank ac­counts their choice. He showed his sat­is­fac­tion upon the pace of AG of­fice for con­vert­ing more than 50% of the pen­sion­ers from man­ual pen­sion to di­rect credit sys­tem (DCS) within a short pe­riod of time.

He said "the pen­sion pay­ments are not only the fi­nan­cial ben­e­fit for the re­tired em­ploy­ees but the to­ken of ap­pre­ci­a­tion for their years long ser­vice for the or­gan­i­sa­tion they had served." He then asked the sec­re­taries of the gov­ern­ment of Sindh to come for­ward and ex­tend co­opera- tion with the AG Sindh to keep this sys­tem run­ning suc­cess­fully.

The Sindh Pen­sion Cen­tre is first of its kind un­der the ad­min­is­tra­tive setup of Con­troller Gen­eral of Ac­counts and it has been planned to repli­cate in all Sindh as well. In his wel­come speech the Ac­coun­tant Gen­eral Sindh Ghufran Me­mon thanked the Gov­er­nor Sindh for grac­ing the oc­ca­sion to high­light the im­por­tance of this event.

He gave a brief pre­sen­ta­tion of over­all sys­tem of the AG Sindh with a spe­cial em­pha­sis on the Sindh Pen­sion Cen­tre for has­sle­free pen­sion un­der one roof. He told that this cen­tre will give a great relief to the pen­sion­ers of Sindh gov­ern­ment and they would be able to get their pen­sions within the short­est pos­si­ble time af­ter sub­mit­ting the case in AG Sindh. Fi­nally he thanked the Sec­re­tary Fi­nance Gov­ern­ment of Sindh for its con­tin­u­ous sup­port to­wards bet­ter­ment of ser­vice de­liv­ery in AG Sindh.

The event was also at­tended by se­nior of­fi­cers Fed­eral gov­ern­ment and pro­vin­cial gov­ern­ment of Sindh. - NNI

KARACHI: Sec­re­tary Gen­eral Amer­ica Pak­istan Busi­ness Devel­op­ment Fo­rum, Syed Nasser Wa­ja­hat is pre­sent­ing bou­quet to newly elected Se­nior Vice-Pres­i­dent FPCCI Dr. Mirza Ikhtiar Baig in Fed­er­a­tion House. Vice-Pres­i­dent FPCCI Mus­lim S. Mo­hamedi, AMPAK Sec­re­tary Cor­po­rate Af­fairs Syed Turab Shah, Sec­re­tary Me­dia & In­for­ma­tion Akhtar Sha­heen Rind, Sameer Shamsi and Mu­jahid Ali arealso seen in the pic­ture.

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