IHC scraps ECP's ban on recruitment, development schemes
A high court bench headed by Justice Aamer Farooq announced the verdict while a hearing a case referred by the Supreme Court. The bench declared the ECP's April 11 notification as null and void.
ECP bans new recruitment in state departments ... 06:15 PM | 11 Apr, 2018
ISLAMABAD - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has imposed a ban on fresh recruitment in all government ...
A day earlier, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar had taken suo motu notice of the Commision's order to stop hiring at all federal, provincial and local governments departments to ensure transparency in the upcoming general elections.
CJP Nisar says elections will be held on time 10:24 AM | 23 Apr, 2018
ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday assured that there will be no delay in general ...
The ECP had also halted implementation of all development schemes taken up after April 1.
Chief Justice Nisar, during the hearing, had observed that as per Article 218 of the Constitution, it is the ECP's responsibility to hold transparent elections.
The ECP secretary informed the apex court that they halted recruitments of government jobs to prevent pre-poll rigging and clarified that the federal and provincial public service commissions have been exempted from the order.
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