638 persons illegally recruited in federal government, PM told

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday was informed that more than 600 people were inducted in various ministries, divisions, and departments of the federal governments in violation of laid down procedure.
The Prime Minister sought detail of illegal recruitment in various ministries and 27 divisions and departments of the federal governments after the authorities submitted a list of 638 such people who were inducted in violation of laid down procedure.
This was stated by Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz while briefing media about decisions taken at federal cabinet’s meeting held in Islamabad Tuesday with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.
“The rest of the ministries have been directed to submit details of illegal recruitment in one week,” he said. He said action is being taken against illegal recruitments from August 2016 onwards.
Shibli Faraz said the cabinet has also constituted a committee in the chairmanship of Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan to prepare a legal framework to outsource country’s airports so that they can be brought to the level of international standard.
He said all ministries have been given one week deadline to submit reports on illegal appointments in their respective ministries and departments. The cabinet meeting was also briefed on outstanding dues of media organizations. Meanwhile PM Imran khan directed the ministries and departments to pay outstanding dues of media organisations ahead of Eid-ul-Fitar.
The cabinet meeting also discussed issues related to handover managements of airports to private sector and a special Committee has been designed for outsourcing of airports. All legal requirements on airports outsourcing will be settled by June 30, 2020.

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