Sindh Government Briefs PILDAT Governance Assessment Group on its Performance in Governance during the 2nd Year in OfficeIslamabad, October 26; Representatives from the Sindh Provincial Government briefed PILDAT’s Governance Assessment Group on Sindh Government’s performance on key governance indicators in its second year in office from June 2014 to May 2015.
Additional Chief Secretary (Development), Planning and Development Department, Mr. Aijaz Ali Khan was leading the delegation from the Sindh Government, accompanied by Deputy Secretary General of Police, Dr. Ghulam Sarwar Jamali, Secretary Sindh Energy Department, Agha Wasif Abbas, Special Finance Secretary, Finance Department, Dr. Noor Alam, Secretary (Implementation & Coordination) SGA & CD, Mr. Parvez Ahmed Seehar and Chief Coordination Planning and Development, Mr. Abdul Fateh Tunio, to share the details of the initiatives undertaken by the Government.
The briefing was part of PILDAT’s initiative to assess Quality of Governance in Pakistan through which PILDAT seeks and receives data on key governance indicators from the Federal and 4 Provincial Governments annually. In similar briefings earlier from October 01-02, 2015, representatives from 4 Provincial Governments shared highlights of their respective Governments’ Performance through June 2014-May 2015 with the Governance Assessment Group. Additionally, representatives from the PMO office also briefed the Governance Assessment Group on Federal Government’s key developments in Governance.
Members of PILDAT’s Governance Assessment Group who joined the meeting included Former Chief Secretary of Balochistan, Mr. Abdul Hakim Baluch, Senior Lawyer, Former Chairman SECP, Dr. Tariq Hassan, Former Chief Secretary Sindh, Mr. Javed Ashraf Husain, Former Senior National Specialist (Education), UNESCO, Mr. Arshad Saeed Khan, Development and Political Economist, Senior Fellow UC Berkley, Dr. Niaz Murtaza, Senior Journalist, Mr. Ghazi Salahuddin, Editor in Chief, Daily Pakistan, Mr. Mujib ur Rehman Shami, Former Federal Tax Ombudsman, Former IG Police, Dr. Shoaib Suddle, Director Farmers Association Pakistan, Ms. Rabia Sultan, Former Governor Punjab, Senior Advocate Supreme Court, Mr. Shahid Hamid, Former Governor Sindh, Lt. Gen (Retd.) Moinuddin Haider, and President PILDAT, Mr. Ahmed Bilal Mehboob.
PILDAT earlier issued Score Cards on Performance of the Federal and 4 Provincial Governments in 2014 covering first year of elected Governments in office after May 2013 General Election. The assessment of quality of governance during second year in office is currently under progress as part of PILDAT project on Assessment of Quality of Governance, supported by the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA).
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