'Balochistan government to be strengthened': Prime Minister unveils new transfer policy -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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‘Balochistan government to be strengthened’: Prime Minister unveils new transfer policy

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has changed the policy governing transfer of civil and police officers to Balochistan, it emerged on Sunday.

Under the new policy, following criteria has been approved for posting of current and future PAS, DMG and PSP officers to the province.

Those officers who are Balochistan-domiciled, are serving outside the province and have completed three years may be posted back to their province.

Those officers, who have remained posted in a province other than Balochistan or in the federal government, may be posted in Balochistan.

The officers who have served outside their province of domicile and have never served in Balochistan may be posted in the province.

The officers who have served in Balochistan, but were transferred before completing three years, may also be sent to the province.

The prime minister has expressed the hope that the new transfer policy will strengthen the hands of the provincial government in selecting competent and able officers.

During his recent visit to Balochistan, Prime Minister Ashraf had issued directions to devise a policy for appointment of capable, honest and senior law-enforcement officials to improve law and order situation in the province.

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