President Dr. Arif Alvi on Wednesday stressed the need for creating awareness about the reserved seats of women and minorities in public jobs.
President Dr. Arif Alvi on Wednesday stressed the need for creating awareness about the reserved seats of women and minorities in public jobs, saying it would encourage their participation in national development.
President Dr. Arif Alvi expressed these views as Chairman Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) Captain (retired) Zahid Saeed presented him the performance reports of 2018 and 2019.
In a meeting held here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the president was given a briefing on FPSC with the focus on availability of vacant posts for minorities. It was highlighted that the 98 posts under FPSC, which had been reserved for minorities, were vacant at present.
President Dr. Arif Alvi emphasized on finding out the reasons for vacant posts in coordination with relevant departments.
The president was apprised that in 2018, the FPSC received around 741,000 applications for 3,200 posts, while in 2019, the number of applications was more than 800,000 against 3,600 posts.
It was told that the interviews of candidates from Gilgit Baltistan would be conducted at their local stations.
On the recruitment process of FPSC, the president stressed ensuring transparency and adoption of scientific means.
Transparency in examination, he said, could be ensured by increasing the portion of objective questions.