Federal Cabinet Takes Steps To Resolve Public Sector’s Pending Cases In Four Months

2020 would be the year of employment and creating new opportunities for youth, Says Prime Minister of Pakistan

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan told the media that the federal Cabinet had issued directives to complete the recruitment of vacant posts within a given timeline.

129,301 Vacant Posts:

On Tuesday, the federal Cabinet directed ministries and sub-divisions to complete the recruitment of 129,301 vacant positions in the next four months. The federal Cabinet also decided to resolve disciplinary matters related to civil servants once and for all.

No Public Servant Would Be Fired:

The Prime Minister said that no civil servant would be fired as the Government is focused on providing jobs, not taking them away. He further expressed that 2020 would be the year of employment and creating new opportunities for youth.

Ministries To Dispose Of All The Pending Cases:

The Prime Minister further directed all ministries to resolve all pending cases related to civil servants. All rules and regulations are to be followed with penalty measures, seniority issues, promotion, and other matters to be solved within three months.  Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said that 106,343 cases have been pending for the last three decades.

37 Million Items To Be Disposed:

Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan stated that 37 million items have been worn down over the years from various departments, but no action has been taken. This includes 6000 official vehicles from federal departments. The PM’s Delivery Unit was asked to take over the task and direct all ministries to complete protocol within 45 days.

New Reforms:

Dr. Awan said that new structural and functional reforms for the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination were approved by the federal Cabinet. The aim is to create a balance between technical and administrative positions.

The Cabinet also approved inquiry against five homeopathic colleges.

The Civil Aviation Authority briefed the Cabinet that a no-objection certificate for building high-rises near airports will not be required in the future.

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