Railways: Rasheed’s ‘non-professional’ attitude

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A senior official of Pakistan Railways was removed from his post on Monday, a day after he requested a 2-year leave over “non-professional” attitude of Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed. In his application letter secretary railways, Hanif Gul, a Grade-20 officer, had said that “the attitude of new minister is extremely non-professional and ill-mannered.” Gul had further said that “it is not possible for me to continue to work under him (Rasheed)”, requesting a 730-day leave. Gul was subsequently removed from the post of chief commercial manager of Pakistan Railways on Monday, while a notification of Agha Waseem’s appointment in his place was also issued.