Cabinet decides to take federal jobs quota issue to Parliament, CCI




ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tuesday decided to take the issue of extension in jobs quota to the Council of Common Interests (CCI) as well as parliament.

Chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the cabinet discussed the existing provincial quota regime —in connection with provincial shares in federal level jobs, including Central Superior Services. During the meeting, the cabinet was informed that the quota system in public sectors jobs at the federal level has been expired.

PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chairs meeting of the federal cabinet at PM Office.

The cabinet also approved various agreements and conventions made between Pakistan and other countries.

The meeting approved the signing of the negotiated draft of visa abolition agreement between Pakistan and Italy for the holders of diplomatic passport.

It also granted approval to amend the existing conventions with Sri Lanka, Nepal, France, Portugal, Tunisia and Morocco for avoiding double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income for updation of article of exchange of information.

The cabinet accorded its approval for change in the nomenclature of Ministry of Ports and Shipping to Ministry of Maritime

Moreover, the federal cabinet approved the signing of MoU on scientific and technical cooperation in the field of agriculture research between Pakistan Agriculture Research Council and Agriculture Academy of Bulgaria.

The cabinet also deliberated on the proposed ‘Welfare of Senior Citizen Bill 2017’, which was aimed at facilitating senior citizens and catering to their needs.




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