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Punjab govt announces recruitment in grade 1-15 to overcome manpower shortage

Lahore: The Punjab government has decided to start recruitment to fill the vacancies in departments to overcome shortages.

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"The recruitment on posts from grade 1 to 15 will be done on merit to overcome the shortage of manpower," Chief Secretary Punjab Kamran Ali Afzal told a meeting of adminsitrative secretaries at the Civil Secretariat.

The CS issued instructions to all administrative secretaries to ensure transparency and merit in the hiring process.

The meeting reviewed the Annual Development Programme, Pakistan Citizen Portal, the situation of dengue, coronavirus, and pending inquiries and pension cases.  

The Chief Secretary ordered that recruitments be done purely on merit, making sure that no one is deprived of his right. He said that the hiring would help improve the functioning of the departments.

He directed all the administrative secretaries to make transfers and postings in their respective departments based on performance after due diligence.

The Chief Secretary said that uplift schemes and infrastructure play a key role in socio-economic development, adding that timely utilization of funds and transparency in the annual development program must be ensured.

He said that departments should work hard for the timely completion of projects. The Chief Secretary also appreciated the services of the Chairman P&D and the Secretary Finance in connection with the approval of schemes and release of funds.

The Chief Secretary directed all the departments to implement the guidelines issued regarding dengue and corona.

He asked the authorities concerned to pay special attention to the monitoring, surveillance, and reporting regarding dengue, besides taking steps for the larviciding and cleaning up possible mosquito breeding grounds.

Ordering early resolution of complaints received through Pakistan Citizen Portal, the Chief Secretary told the officers to perform their duties with the spirit of public service. He also issued directions for expeditious disposal of pending inquiries and pension cases.

The Chairman Planning and Development, administrative secretaries of all departments, and officers concerned attended the meeting.

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Deadly attack on Turk President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan foiled

The bomb was affixed to the undercarriage of the officer’s private car

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Deadly attack on Turk President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan foiled

Ankara: An alleged attack on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been foiled by the security officials in the city of Siirt, the Turkish Presidential office confirmed.

A small explosive device was reportedly attached to a car belonging to a police officer who was supposed to secure a rally attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday.

The bomb was affixed to the undercarriage of the officer’s private car and found before he left for the rally, Turkey media said.

The explosive was found on the officer’s vehicle in the province of Mardin, around 125 miles from the rally in the city of Siirt, the report said.

The officer had been assigned to the rally and was a member of the riot police.

A bomb disposal team removed the device without causing any injuries, the report said.

Security officials are investigating the incident.

Turkey has been battling the Kurdish PKK group in the area for decades.

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Renowned classical singer Nazakat Ali passes away

He was awarded the Pride of Performance Award for outstanding performance

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Renowned classical singer Nazakat Ali passes away

Lahore: Famous classical singer Nazakat Ali has passed away after suffering from a prolonged illness.

According to details, singer Nazakat Ali was suffering from stomach ailment for a long time and was admitted to the hospital due to serious illness

Funeral prayers of singer Nazakat Ali will be offered in his hometown Faisalabad

Singer Nazakat Ali was the father of singer Amanat Ali and brother of Ustad Salamat Ali Khan. He belonged to the Sham Chaurasia gharana of classical music. Nazakat Ali Khan sang with his brother Salamat Ali for over half a century.

Ali Brothers was awarded the Pride of Performance Award for their outstanding performance. Nazakat Ali Khan's son Rafaqat Ali Khan is also a singer.

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Body of missing instructor pilot recovered from Balochistan

Pilot of a gyrocopter died as the small lightweight aircraft crashed

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Body of missing instructor pilot recovered from Balochistan

Karachi: The dead body of Qazi Ajmal, an instructor pilot who has been missing for three days, has been recovered from Kand Malir, Balochistan.

According to details, a pilot of a gyrocopter died as the small lightweight aircraft crashed in Awaran area of ​​Balochistan. He flew from Karachi last night with his gyrocopter and entered Balochistan.

Balochistan Wildlife official Amanullah Sajidi confirmed that the plane crashed at Poldat area near Hingol National Park. The aircraft crashed after hitting mountain.

Qazi Ajmal belongs to the famous Qazi family of Peshawar and SP Lasbela Ayub Achakzai has also confirmed that Qazi Ajmal's zero helicopter was found in the area of Kand Malir.

SP Lasbela said that the body of Qazi Ajmal was being shifted from Kand Malir to Hub.

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