ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 17th Augst,2016) : Minister of State National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar here on Wednesday said that all the vacant posts of Grade-17 in Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) would be filled as soon as possible. She was speaking in the meeting of Senate Standing Committee of Functional Committee on Government assurances here at Parliament House, held under the Chairmanship of Senator Agha Shahbaz Khan Durrani.
She informed the committee that the process of recruitment would be completed soon, adding posts of Grade-18 and Grade-19 will be filled later due to court stay order. . board of DRAP is seeking to resolve the issue of promotions and recruitment on vacant posts for the smooth working of institute. To a question she informed the body that in the policy board of DRAP, government has provided equal representation of all stakeholders.
Additional Secretary of Establishment Division informed the Senate Body that Federal government had already increased the job quota of Balochistan from 3 to 6 percent. Member Capital Development Authority (CDA) said that the issue of dumping of garbage and waste in Nullah Lai is not the headache of Federal Government but it is related to the Punjab Government. CDA will provide all support to the Punjab government for removing the garbage from Nullah Lai. Senator Aurangzeb Khan, Senator Nighat Mirza, Senator Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan Musakhel, Senator Khanzada Khan, Senator Liaqat Khan Tarakai and officials of different departments were present in the meeting.