CM Punjab lifts ban on recruitment, announces 30,000 jobs


LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Parvez Elahi on Thursday announced 30,000 new jobs in the province after lifting a ban on recruitment. The recruitments would be made in different departments, and projects in grade BPS-1 to BPS-5 while hiring related to above BPS-5 will be sent to a sub-committee for consideration. Earlier, Punjab government had decided to hire 16,000 teachers across the province and a summary has been moved to Chief Minister Parvez Elahi for the approval. Taking to Twitter, Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas said that a summary to hire over 16,000 educators has been initiated, signed and moved forward. “I thank Allah that he has given us the chance to create these opportunities for our youth,” he added. DNA