foreign trips

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

High Court rejects petition to stop govt officials’ “unnecessary foreign trips”

The High Court today (August 1, 2022) summarily rejected a writ petition which sought its order on the government to stop “unnecessary” foreign trips of government officials – “in the name of training, meeting, seminars” – with taxpayers’ money.

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

Why such disregard for directives on foreign trips?

Government must take action against officials violating the restriction

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

No Austerity for Chattogram Wasa

CWASA officials must answer for ignoring instructions on foreign trips

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

UGC luxury trip defies PM’s call for austerity

Public authorities should lead by example, not dilute the message

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Pakistan restores 5-day work week amid energy crisis

Pakistan government on June 7, 2022 announced several ‘austerity measures’ to conserve electricity amidst a drastic nationwide shortfall.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

Reforming how we approach public projects is vital

If stopping wastage of money is the goal, a lot of holes will need to be plugged

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Senior secretary retires day after returning from official Europe tour

A senior secretary embarked on a study tour in Europe just before retiring from his job.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

No foreign trips for govt officials, implementation of import-based projects

To ease pressure on foreign exchange reserves, the government has decided to stop foreign trips of its officials and postponed implementation of less important projects that require imports.