Descon CEO Resigns To Become Cabinet Member  

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Descon CEO resigns to become cabinet member  

Abdul Razzaq will be joining the incoming government as Adviser to the Prime Minister for Commerce and Industry.

Islamabad (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 17th August, 2018) Descon Engineering Limited chairman Abdul Razzaq Dawood has resigned from his own company to join the incoming government as Adviser to the Prime Minister for Commerce and Industry.

Dawood will be joining the incoming government upon special request of Imran Khan.

Negating the conflict of interest that a public office holder cannot run his own private company, Dawood has resigned as Descon CEO.

In an email to the company’s leadership, he said, “As discussed with the Board and the leadership team, I have accepted an offer from the government to join the new Cabinet. In compliance with the relevant regulations, I will completely disassociate myself from the business and as a consequence, will resign from the Board Memberships, and will relinquish my role as the Chairman and CEO of Descon Engineering.

He further said, “It has always been my desire to put in place the necessary structure to make Descon an institution which will last from generation to generation. I and the BOD of Descon, believe that in order to achieve this goal, the responsibility of the leadership of Descon Engineering would be best served by a professional manager and ‘not’ a member of the family. Therefore I have tasked the board to seek and replace a suitable candidate who will replace Faisal Dawood as the CEO fo Descon Engineering in one year’s time”.

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