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BoK to get new MD within one month: Siraj-ul-Haq

June 21, 2014

Senior Minister for Finance, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Siraj-ul-Haq has said that a new Managing Director, Bank of Khyber will be appointed within a period of one month. He was responding to the speeches of the opposition legislators on their cut motions in demand for grant for the department of finance, treasury and local audit fund in the provincial assemblyon Saturday.

The senior minister said that the bank is the big asset of the province and its people. He said that for this purpose an advertisement was published to invite applications from suitable candidatesfor the post of managing director. He said that a total of 14 candidates applied for t he post.

Siraj-ul-Haq said that for the selection of the candidate a committee headed by the Chief Secretary was constituted, which conducted the interviews of the candidates. However, the committee had found no suitable persons for the post.

The government has decided the hiring of a personally of international standard to head the bank, he added.

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Source: Daily Messenger (Pakistan)

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