Federal Jobs Quota Issue Brought To The CCI

Federal Jobs Quota Issue Brought to the CCI

On Tuesday, the federal cabinet decided to present the issue of the extension in jobs quota to the Council of Common Interests (CCI) and the Parliament. The meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and its discourse included the existing provincial quota regime visa vis the provincial shares in federal level jobs.

During the meeting, the cabinet approved various agreements and conventions Pakistan had made with other countries. It was also discussed how the quota system had been disregarded completely in public sector jobs. Further, the meeting agreed to sign the visa abolition draft, an agreement made between Italy and Pakistan in regards to diplomatic passport holders.

Lastly, the existing conventions with Sri Lanka, Nepal, France, Portugal, Tunisia and Morocco were agreed to be amended to avoid double taxation and fiscal evasion in connection with taxes on income for the article of exchange of information.

Maneha Tariq

The writer is a graduate of Lahore Grammar School Defence and is currently pursuing the LLB degree from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). She has previously worked for DIL organization (Developments in Literacy) as their New York correspondent and for Paperazzi Magazine as a summer intern.

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