ISLAMABAD: Privatisation Minister Abdul Aleem Khan has resolved to execute road infrastructure projects in a transparent manner.

Chairing the maiden meeting after assuming charge of the communication ministry on Friday, Mr Aleem laid down three principles to be strictly followed while realising public development schemes, including enhancing revenue potential, quality construction and maintaining transparency.

“I joined politics with the sole objective of public service, and national development will remain my prime priority,” the minister added. He committed to undertaking public welfare schemes, saying all the available resources would be utilised to ensure their timely and quality completion.

According to a spokesperson for the Ministry of Communications, the minister assumed charge of his office on Friday and took briefings on different issues.

In a recent development, Mr Aleem was given an additional portfolio of communication ministry, although he has no past experience dealing with the issues of the communication ministry and road infrastructure.

National Highway Authority Chairman Arshad Majeed Mohmand and heads of various departments participated in the briefing session.

Published in Dawn, April 6th, 2024

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