Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has barred secretaries, Director Generals and project heads from taking unnecessary holidays while quoting Muhammad Ali Jinnah s piece of advice, work, work and work, reported Thursday.

The Chief Minister chaired a session of secretaries of different departments in Sindh Secretariat.

He was briefed on development projects and schemes underway in different parts of the province. While addressing the participants, the Chief Minister said that the government would not tolerate below-standard work in any subordinate department

Shah stated that all promotions and transfers would be made on merit. He warned the departments of strict action if progress is not up to the mark.

Chief Secretary was resented in matter involving 60 missing government vehiclesand he was ordered by the Chief Minister to take steps to recover the vehicles.

He quoted Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s piece of advice to the nation, work, work and work and ordered all the participants to consider their extra holidays gone for the time being.

Shah assumed charge as the Chief Minister last month after Qaim Ali Shah was removed from the post by Asif Ali Zardari, former president.

The fresh Chief Minister was presented guard of honour by Sindh Police upon his arrival at the Chief Minister House.

He secured 88 votes in the Sindh Assembly while Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Khurram Zaman got three votes.