Lahore (August 26, 2018): A senior Railways official, Mohammad Hanif Gul, a Grade-20 officer, has requested for a two-year leave with full pay as he refused to work under Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad, the newly appointed minister for Pakistan Railways.
Hanif Gul wrote a letter to the Railways chairperson, asking for 730 days of paid leave because he cannot work with the new minister.
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In his application letter, which has been circulated on social media, Mohammad Hanif Gul, a Grade-20 officer, said he finds it impossible to work with Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid, calling him “nonprofessional and ill-mannered.”“With due respect, it is submitted that the attitude of the new Minister is extremely nonprofessional and ill-mannered. As an Honorable member of the Civil Services of Pakistan, it is not possible for me to work under him,” the letter reads.
The official, however, said that the minister was entitled to work with a team that shares his vision. “It is, therefore, submitted that 730 days leave may kindly be allowed to the undersigned,” he added.