Chairman PARC restores corrupt officers.


The chairman of the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (Parc), Dr. Muhammad Azeem has allegedly restored corrupt officer of PARC, despite the clear directives of Standing Committees and Courts.

Parliament body and court sent two officials of the organisation on compulsory retirement after finding them guilty of corruption in the oil promotion and development project.

At that time disciplinary proceedings were initiated against Dr Nasir Mehmood Cheema, project director (Olive) and Sakit Saleem Mirza, deputy director (Ledger Section) under the Government Servants (Efficiency and Discipline) Rules, 1973. After they were found guilty of misconduct, corruption and inefficiency, astonishingly, now Chairman PARC, Dr. Muhammad Azeem not only restored them but also provided them all the fringe benefits.

Massive irregularities in the project were found by a sub-committee of the NA Standing Committee which recommended action...

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