Prime Minister Gilani approves creation of 10 additional posts of information officers


Islamabad: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has approved the creation of 10 additional vacancies of Information Officers in order to accommodate candidates of CSS Examination-2006. These officers lost their position in consequences of Lahore High Court judgment dated 27-01-2011.

Four female candidates of CSS Competitive Examination-2006 domiciled Punjab challenged the application of 10% women quota in CSS Competitive Examination-2006 by the Federal Public Service Commission before Lahore High Court which gave judgment in their favour.

Consequently, the Federal Public Service Commission has revised the allocation of candidates on the basis of CSS Competitive Examination-2006 in pursuance of the Lahore High Court, Lahore’s judgment dated 27.01.2011 read with Supreme Court of Pakistan order dated 03.06.2010 in CPLA No. 941/2010.

In order to avoid hardship and unnecessary litigation from the 10 affected male candidates, the Federal Public Service Commission and Establishment Division has recommended to the Prime Minister to create 10 additional vacancies in the Information Group to accommodate these candidates who lost their position in consequence of Lahore High Court Lahore’s judgment dated 27.01.2011.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326
Email: piopid@gmail.com