Gillani sacks press secretary for meeting chief justice

December 2nd, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gillani has dismissed his Press Secretary Zahid Bashir for meeting Chief Justice of Pakistan Abdul Hamid Dogar without permission. According to a pressnote issued here, Gillani took strict notice of his press secretary meeting Dogar without his permission and dismissed him from office.

When contacted, Zahid Bashir told Online that he worked hard with devotion and diligence and utilised all his potential and capacities for carrying out his job effectively.

He said that he worked with the prime minister for a period of six months and he considers this period equal to 16 years.

“I shall always be obliged to the prime minister,” he added.

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