Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has directed Establishment division to undertake a comprehensive review of the quota regime and propose suitable amendments to make it more effective and result-oriented.
He was chairing a meeting of the federal cabinet in Islamabad which reviewed the existing provincial quota for the posts of Central Superior Services and other vacancies at the federal level.
A detailed presentation was made on the existing provincial quota regime and it was decided that the matter should be discussed in detail on the floor of the Parliament as well as at the forum of Council of Common Interest.
The cabinet approved a proposal for change in nomenclature of Ministry of Ports and Shipping to Ministry of Maritime Affairs.
It also granted approval to a number of agenda items placed before it during the meeting.
Appointment of the Member Administration Capital Development Authority was also approved.
The proposed Welfare of Senior Citizen Bill 2017 was also deliberated during the meeting which was aimed at facilitating senior citizens and catering to their needs.