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LAHORE: Punjab government has appointed a senior PTI leader in UK Aftab Ahmed as Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar’s focal person for the complaints of overseas Pakistanis.
According to a notification issued by the Punjab provincial government, “The Competent Authority has been pleased to appoint Mr Aftab Ahmed S/O Aish Mohammad as focal person for the complaints of overseas Pakistanis in the United Kingdom with immediate effect.”
“The terms of reference of the appointment which include that this role would be on an honorary basis and that Ahmed will receive the complaints of overseas Pakistanis in the United Kingdom”, the notification said.
According to sources, Ahmed, who is a British national and lives in East London, will also analyze and evaluate the data of complaints received vis-a-vis their redressal and will submit a report to the Punjab CM monthly along with his recommendations for the resolution of issues faced by overseas Pakistanis.
This notification was originally dated February 11 but its implementation was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The appointment was announced by Azhar Mashwani, CM Punjab’s focal person on Digital and Social Media. “Overseas Pakistanis residing in the UK can send their complaints/grievances to Aftab Ahmed,” he said.