ISLAMABAD: The officers of Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS) and Authorities Service of Pakistan (PSP) are currently busy in lobbying for the desired post of secretary interior, Pakistan Today has actually discovered.
Sources stated that the Secretary Cabinet Ahmad Nawaz Sukheraz, Secretary Industries Afzal Latif and Secretary Benazir Earnings Assistance Program (BISP) Ali Raza Bhutta from PAS and former Inspector general of Sindh (IGP) Kaleem Imam are the strong competitors from PSP.
Secretary Interior Major (r) Azam Suleman has actually taken early retirement and based on the notice, his period would end on June 30.
Sources stated that Prime Minister Imran Khan enjoys with the efficiency of Bhutta as he has actually done “tremendous work” in addition to Dr Sania Nishtar in dispersing money to deserving people. Sources added, he is likewise close to PM’s Secretary Azam Khan as he had actually likewise served in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) throughout the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) first period in the province.
On The Other Hand, Latif is likewise really near Azam Khan as both of the PAS officers collaborated in KP in between 2013 to 2018.
Sukhera is likewise near the leading hierarchy of the PTI. The secretary cabinet ranks amongst the big ones in all federal secretaries due to a variety of factors, consisting of the truth that he chairs the secretaries’ conference. On the other hand, he is likewise the secretary of the federal cabinet so if the federal government designates him to the position of secretary interior so he would be benched.
Khakhaor is likewise in the capital passages however sources stated that he is not thinking about the post as he had actually just recently been eliminated from the exact same position.
The former Sindh IGP is the greatest competitor for the slot as he had actually functioned as the chief of the provincial authorities department and has a great working relationship with the premier.
Sources stated that the federal government would post the brand-new secretary interior throughout today.