PM orders names of BISP ‘looters’ to be made public Directs ministries, divisions to fill 129,301 vacant posts


Staff Reporter

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday directed concerned authorities to make public names of government officials who were bene-ficiaries of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP).
“We cannot forgive people who deprived the poor of their rights,” said PM Imran “The names of the looters should be made public.”
Briefing newsmen here regarding decisions of the Federal Cabinet meeting, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said no public sector employee would be re-moved as the government was committed to provide employment to the jobless not to make them jobless. 2020 would be the year of jobs creation.
The prime minister directed the ministries and divisions to dispose of all the pending cases of civil ser-vants as per rules and regulations, penalty measures, seniority, promotions and other matters within the period of three months. He gave the directions after a briefing in which it was told that 106,343 cases of employees were pending in the ministries and divisions for the last three decades.
Dr Firdous said the meeting was also informed that 37 million items, including 6,000 official vehicles, of various government departments had been worn out, but no practical steps had been taken to dispose them of. The prime minister tasked the PM’s Delivery Unit to pursue all the relevant ministries to resolve all the pending cases within 45 days, she added.
She said the Federal Cabinet gave approval to the proposal for structural and organizational reforms of the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination. It noted that restructuring of the ministry was imperative to fulfill the government’s vision of correcting the imbalance in technical and administrative positions from existing 80 percent staff having no health background to 70 percent technical staff and 30 percent administra-tive ones.

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