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Wednesday Jan 30 2019

Rating the ministers in Punjab

Prime Minister Imran Khan presiding a meeting of the Punjab Cabinet. Photo: Online 

Five months, after coming to power, the PTI-led government in Punjab decided to rank its ministers.

The Annual Development Program 2018-2019, compiled by the Punjab government, evaluated the provinces 34 ministries in order of their performance. And some - close to 20 - were not up to the mark.

Of the total Rs. 238 billion released for the Punjab ministries, over 71 per cent has been utilized, as per the report.

The men and women who used the least amount of the available funds are:

While the top performing ministries include:

Muhammad Aslam Iqbal, the Minister for Industries, Commerce & Investment Fayaz-ul-Hasan Chohan
Minister for Information & Culture

Mian Mehmood ur Rashid, Minister for Housing & Urban Development

Muhammad Asif Nakai, Minister for Communication & Works

Malik Nauman Ahmed Langrail, Minister for ‏‏Agriculture

Sardar Husnain Bahadar Dreshak, Minister for Livestock and Dairy Development

Raja Rashid Hafeez, Minister for Literacy and Non-formal Basic Education

Muhammad Taimoor Khan, Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports