Gul Hammad Farooqi
CHITRAL: A high level meeting of All Employees Coordination Council (AECC ) was held at Town Hall presided over by Dr. Noorul Islam president Doctors Association Chitral while provincial minister for population welfare Saleem Khan was chief guest on the occasion. Participants comprising representatives of different organization of government employees paid rich tribute and thanked provincial Minister Saleem Khan for increasing of home fire wood allowance and Unattractive Area Allowance.
The speakers hailed efforts of Saleem Khan in this regard and demanded for increasing fire wood allowance according to prevailing market rate. They also demanded for remission of advance salaries of government employees serving at Chitral from 1st January to 31st December 2010. AECC cabinet also demanded for returning of advance salaries to government employees which were deducted from their salaries after 31st December 2009. They also demanded for implementation on recommendations of pay and pension committee as well as service structure of government employees. Addressing on the occasion provincial minister assured the employees for rendering his all possible support and stressed upon them to serve the people sincerely. He said that our country facing great problems and especially our province suffering from natural calamity but despite that provincial government increased home fire wood and UAA allowance. But this is moral responsibility of all employees to perform their duty with great zeal and zest and serve the people with commitment and honestly. President of the session Dr. Noorul Islam and other appreciated efforts of Saleem Khan as well as District Coordination Officer Rahmatullah Wazir for solving long awaited problems of government employees of Chitral.
Those who spoke at the occasion included Sher Rahim, President All Government Employees Coordination council, Ziauddin vice president AECC, and president All teachers Association, (ATA) Qari Muhammad Yousuf General Secretary ATA, Amirul Mulk General Secretary All Pakistan Clerks Association, Khurshid Ahmad president Paramedical Association Chitral, Qadir Aman president Patwarian and Qanoongo land settlement association Chitral, Aftab Alam president Secretaries union council association Chitral, Zainul Abideen president Class four PWD Chitral, Haji Muhammad Naseer president government Drivers union Chitral, Muhammad Qasim president Class four association education department, Muhammad Ashraf press secretary all government employees coordination council Chitral who also performed as stage secretary. A large number of people belonging to all walks of life attended the session.