ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday decided that review meetings will be summoned to judge performance of all ministries and divisions every three months. The decision was made at a meeting of the federal cabinet, presided over by the prime minister, which reviewed performance of ministries. Reports from all the ministries and divisions were presented to the premier at the meeting. “Discussions on actions already taken in terms of service delivery, austerity measures adopted and future plans was held in each case with a view how to improve performance under each of these heads further,” said a statement issued from the PM’s office. “It was decided that each ministry would be further tasked with a specific strategic plan for implementation, spread over five years so that all concerned work in tandem for optimum output.” The meeting decided that such review meetings would be held every three months to judge performance of the ministries and adopt mid-way course corrections, where required. The review meetings will also ensure overall performance of the government is on track — main aim of which is improving the quality of life of Pakistani citizens, the statement added. The briefing, which started 11 30 am, lasted for more than seven hours, according to Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry. He said the prime minister analysed the performance of all ministers with great patience and hard work.
“The things done in the ministries during the last 100 days could never have been imagined over the past 10 years,” Chaudhry added. According to details, The premier has expressed satisfaction over the performance of the cabinet. He lauded Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Fawad Chaudhry, Murad Saeed, Faisal Vawda and Sheikh Rashid. In a development, Murad Saeed has been alloted an additonal charge of Federal Minister for Communication. PM Khan put forward three questions to the ministers which were number of goals attained, money saved through austerity measures and future planning. He declared bluntly that only that person will remain in the cabinet who will work efficiently and with diligence. “The performance of the ministers will be reviewed again after 100 days,” he asserted. Monitoring Desk