ISLAMABAD: National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Postal Services expressed dissatisfaction over the violation of service rules for filling the vacant positions in Pakistan Post.
The meeting of the committee was organised on Wednesday under the chairmanship of MNA Syed Iftikharul Hassan.
The committee was of the view that irregularities have been observed in the procedure adopted for appointment of lower staff in Pakistan Post.
The minister disagreed with the viewpoint of the committee. He, however, assured that the matter of illegalities in filling the vacant posts will be investigated and action will be taken against those responsible. The minister further clarified that the matter is sub-judice at the stage.
The committee further discussed the budgetary proposals of the ministry for the current financial year 2018-19. The ministry has demanded Rs346.9 million for construction/renovations of post offices all over the country.
The committee endorsed all the budgetary proposals relating to Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the next financial year 2018-19.