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Bureaucrat

An administrator, especially of a government or large corporation. A bureaucrat is charged with enforcing the rules and ensuring that proper procedures are followed. The word has a negative connotation because bureaucrats are often thought to slow down progress or innovation. However, because bureaucrats help create a level playing field, Max Weber argued that they are necessary for the rule of law to function.
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There is a general perception that many bureaucrats in Pakistan were dual nationals but have failed to provide their complete details to the Establishment Division.
In nine years Shehbaz Sharif spent Rs9 trillion,' Imran told journalists claiming all the money was spent through Sharif family's children and the bureaucrats.
The PTI chairman alleged that the ruling Sharif family was controlling all institutions through bureaucrats , and a certain section of bureaucrats was now part of this mafia of the Sharif family that was earlier called Godfather by the Supreme Court.
Following protests, a high-level delegation of bureaucrats met CM Shehbaz and presented a charter of demands.
The Union Minister said that the successful launch of the summit in Lucknow has been possible within 18 days because of the intense and hard work of Centre and the state bureaucrats.
According to senior officials in the Delhi government, close to 40 bureaucrats will be affected by this decision.
Critics claim the reason for these resignations is the Justice and Development Party's (AK Party) alleged attempts to assign bureaucrats to government-backed operations being conducted against opposition companies and organizations.
As the economy has started to inch up and there is action from the government, there will be greater demand for bureaucrats with relevant experience from companies," says Pathak.
Only senior bureaucrats with proven loyalty to their masters are appointed Members of the Federal and Provincial Service Commissions.
Instead of taking the program trainings as a means to an end for empowering women (a purpose of feminist experts) bureaucrats of the MS made training to be the end and produced the effect of women's dependency on the program.
In a year-end speech before vice ministers at the premier's office, Sengoku said, ''It is not desirable if bureaucrats cannot communicate well with politicians because they are excluded from the (policy) meetings of politicians holding the top three ministerial posts.
In particular, there was a focus on the inability of individual bureaucrats to follow the organisational rules due to a set of perverse incentives that were misaligned with the development objectives of the bureaucracy.