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Interior secretary tenders unconditional apology to Senate chief

The interior secretary on Monday apologised to Senate chairman on behalf of the officials and officers for failing to attend the proceedings of the Senate and its committees. In a formal communication addressed to the Secretary Senate Muhammad Anwar, Secretary Interior has assured to remain careful in future. Explaining his stance, Secretary Interior has stated that member CDA Khushal Khan was deputed to attend Senate meeting on November 8, 2019, he was on leave and the Director General (Legal), CDA failed to depute an alternate due to which the embarrassing situation erupted. The Chairman CDA, Secretary Interior said, has been directed to take action against the officers for this negligence. In his letter, Secretary Interior has observed that the ministry of Interior places the Parliament and his Committees in high esteem and therefore, has assured, while tendering unconditional apology, to remain careful in future.

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