Tag: Sacks

Nigeria’s acting president sacks state security chief: spokesman

  LAGOS: Nigeria's acting leader dismissed the head of the state security agency on Tuesday, his spokesman said on Twitter. The move came hours after Department...

Somali sacks Mogadishu mayor, names replacement

KAMPALA: Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi sacked the mayor of the capital Mogadishu and appointed his information minister to replace him on Sunday. The president, in...

PIA sacks 11 daily wagers

The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) administration has sacked 11 daily wagers despite the government’s assurances that no employee would be terminated. According to details,...

Vatican sacks priest after he comes out as gay

The Vatican dismissed a priest from his post in a Holy See office on Saturday after he told a newspaper he was gay and...

Sri Lanka’s president sacks parliament

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena Friday ordered immediate dismissal of the parliament, a government spokesman said, clearing the way for a snap election 10...

Liberia president sacks 10 officials told to return to fight Ebola

Death toll rises as fourth doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sacked 10 senior officials because they failed...

Jordan sacks cabinet, appoints jurist as new PM

Jordan’s King Abdullah has sacked Prime Minister Marouf al-Bakhit, a conservative former army general and asked Awn Khaswaneh, an international jurist, to head a...

KP govt sacks 41 policemen

The Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa government on Monday sacked 41 police officials and awarded minor punishment to 119 others on charges of misusing their powers by...

PCB sacks Intikhab as manager

The Pakistan Cricket Board has removed Intikhab Alam as the manager of the national cricket team for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe. Intikhab, who...

Syria’s Assad sacks Hama governor after protests

President Bashar al-Assad sacked the governor of Hama province on Saturday, a day after tens of thousands of protesters massed in the provincial capital...

Balochistan govt sacks 66 doctors

The government of Balochistan on Monday dismissed 66 government doctors from service for being on strike for over two months. The action was taken after...

Punjab sacks 144 doctors, recruits 80 new ones

LAHORE - The standoff between the Punjab government and young doctors on strike took an ominous turn after the Health Department terminated 144 doctors on Sunday including 60 postgraduate trainee and house officers, Young Doctors Association (YDA) President Dr Hamid Butt among them.
The list comprised around 84 doctors, including one assistant professor, who were terminated under the Punjab Employees Efficiency and Disciplinary Act. On the other hand, the government turned away

Yemeni president sacks govt

SANAA - Yemen's embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Sunday sacked his government in the face of massive protests demanding his resignation, the state news agency Saba reported. "The president has dismissed the government but asked the cabinet to remain in a caretaker position until a new one is formed," Saba said.
The announcement came as tens of thousands of people turned out in Sanaa earlier in the day for the funerals of many of the 52 people gunned down by Saleh

FBR sacks three contract employees

ISLAMABAD - The government on Friday took another step inline with the apex court's order to terminate the contractual employment of the retired employees as it fired three low-ranked individuals. However, no step was taken to terminate the services of FIA Director General Waseem Ahmed and others. The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) terminated the services of the three employees after Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani issued directives to expedite the implementation process. The

LDA sacks three officials over high-rise building scam

LAHORE - The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) on Saturday sent on forced retirement three sub engineers and building inspectors for involvement in the construction of illegal high-rise buildings in the city while departmental proceedings against another official were dropped due to his death.
The officials sent on retirement are Riaz Akhtar Khokhar, Aamir Rashid and Pervaiz Khurshid Shah while Muhammad Farooq has died. The High Rise Commission, constituted under the directions

BNP-A sacks its minister for violating discipline

QUETTA - Environment Provincial Minister Ghulam Jan Baloch from Balochistan National Party-Awami (BNP-A) was sacked from the provincial cabinet on Saturday on the request of the party leadership. Official sources said that the Chief Minister Nawab Muhammad Aslam Raisani took the decision on the request of BNP-A's parliamentary leader Mir Asadullah Baloch who was also agriculture minister. They added that the charge of Environment Ministry was assigned to party 's Social Welfare

Omani sultan sacks two ministers after protests

MUSCAT - Oman's Sultan Qaboos has replaced two ministers, days after protests erupted demanding an end to corruption and reforms in the normally placid Gulf state, official media reported on Saturday.
The sultan has appointed Khaled bin Hilal bin Saud al-Bousaidi as a minister of the royal court, replacing Ali bin Humud al-Bousaidi, the state ONA news agency said.
He also appointed Sultan bin Mohammed al-Numani as minister in the sultan's office, replacing Ali bin Majid