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Chairman NRB resigns

Thursday, November 26, 2009 Leave a Comment

Chairman National Reconstruction Bureau (NRB) Dr. Asim Hussain has submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani because of his differences with Government functionaries as well as ending of his institution role in local bodies. It may be recalled here the system of local bodies would be shifted to Provinces after December 31.

After the decision of Federal Government to hand over system of local bodies to Provinces, there were differences between Chairman NRB and Government functionaries, well placed sources in NRB informed Online.

Resigned Chairman NRB Dr. Asim Hussain was of the view that the role of his institution should also be included in local bodies otherwise his institution would become zero and null. He told the Government that he without any authority would not continue to work as Chairman NRB.

On Thursday, Chairman NRB has submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani. Sources went on to say that Federal Government can give some task to NRB in upcoming months or can also merge NRB in Federal Ministry for local bodies.

Online when contacted Chairman NRB Dr. Asim Hussain to take his point of view he refused to comment by saying he is busy at this time.

However a senior officer of NRB has confirmed resignation of Dr. Asim Hussain.