CSS aspirants to undergo screening test before exam, decides govt

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ISLAMABAD – The Central Superior Services (CSS) aspirants would first undergo a necessary screening test before being allowed to take the competitive examination, announced Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry.

He was briefing media about decision taken by the federal cabinet in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan.

He said that the cabinet has “approved conducting of a screening test of CSS aspirants”.

The move has been taken in line with the premier’s decision to revamp the civil services in Pakistan and restructuring institutions.

TLP to be handled as militant group

Lashing out at the protests being taken out by the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), he said that the banned group will be treated as a militant group.

He said that no group will be allowed to blackmail the state, adding that lives of common citizens will be protected at all costs.

The minister said the government is also vigilant about the fake news and negative propaganda being spread on the social media.

He said such elements should refrain from spreading fake news otherwise the state will come hard on them.

He further said that the cabinet has decided to write a letter to the Election Commission of Pakistan to hold upcoming bye-election in Lahore through EVMs.

Regarding inflation, the Minister said prices of essential items in Pakistan, excluding ghee, are less in the region.

On the domestic front, he said prices of wheat and other kitchen items are less in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as compared to rates of these items in Sindh.

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