President Mamnoon Hussain underscored the need to take effective measures for improving service delivery and work for public interests which would catalyze socio-economic development. The President said that civil servants play a key role in managing affairs of the state and the public through formulation of national policies and its implementation.
The President said this while addressing participants of 102nd National Management Course at Aiwan-e-Sadr, on Tuesday.
The President stated that people of Pakistan expect good governance and effective service delivery for redressal of their problems. Therefore, there is a need for improving governance in a manner in which authority is judiciously exercised in the management of country’s human, economic, material and social resources for collective national development, said the President. The President stated that it is the responsibility of the state to provide an enabling environment wherein every individual is able to improve his social and economic life according to his abilities adding that civil servants can play an important role in this regard.
The President stressed on adopting continuity and a unified approach in pursuit of national goals and priorities in order to put the country on path of sustainable development. In this regard, civil servants should act in unison and with dedication in achieving the goals in order to meaningfully contribute to the national good.
Civil service of Pakistan is the mainframe that holds together the various state institutions and organizations. The strength of this mainframe lies in your professionalism, competence, integrity, commitment and perseverance, said the President.
The President stated that it is imperative to further reform the civil services especially those services that have direct interaction with the people. The President also commended the role of National School of Public Policy (NSPP) in imparting quality training and building the capacity of civil servants for undertaking tasks of policy formulation and implementation.