Job quota for women raised up to 15pc -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Job quota for women raised up to 15pc

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has given an approval to enhancing quota for women in government jobs from five to 15 per cent whereas the age limit for women has been increased for three years.

The presence of a woman member in the selection committee of all provincial departments has been made compulsory.

The chief minister had announced a historical package for providing socio-economic and legal protection to the women on the occasion of International Women Day on March 8, and in the light of this package he has given approval to other recommendations including jobs to women.

These orders will come into force immediately.

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