In a unique happening, Pakistani Minister boycots his own Ministry


ISLAMABAD: In a unique incident of its kind the Pakistani Minister of religious Affairs has boycotted his own ministry against the attitude of the Bureaucracy.

Sardar Mohammad Yousuf, Religious Affairs Minister  followed members of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Religious affairs in protest walkout in an attempt to rein in the bureaucracy of the Ministry of Religious Affairs against his own ministry’s officials. 

The walkout was a rare display of Parliamentary unity and was held against the decision taken of allotment of a quota for new Hajj operators, in a committee meeting held on Monday at religious affairs ministry.

There were details about lunchboxes and other facilities, Mr. Kareem called it ‘nice’. “We all want to know the efforts made by the competitors of Hajj operators” , he sustained. 

The committee members , Malik Abdul Ghaffar Dogar , Shagufta Jumani and Ali Mohammad Khan well prepared and presented the details, contrary to the officials of ministry officials.

The committee has rejected the list of 29 new Hajj operators in meeting on July 3. PMLN’s Abdul Ghaffar Dogar said.“Firstly, we had requested the Ministry of Religious Affairs to reframe the private Hajj quota and keeping in view the needs and requirements of small provinces- KPK, Balochaistan and AJK. He added

He said,”It is in my knowledge that the bureaucracy misled the top leadership of the country and an improper summary was forwarded to PM that was totally contrary and against the decisions of committee”.