ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: In a bid to ensure transparency in holding of general elections 2018, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday made it clear that there will be complete ban on new appointments in any federal, provincial or district department from April 1, 2018.
However, the appointments that fall under the Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) and the Provincial Public Service Commission (PPSC) will be exempted from this ban, according to the ECP.
The ECP said that under another order after April 1, 2018, no any development scheme will be allowed to implement including installation of gas pipelines, carpeting of roads, water supply etc. while the funds of on-going development schemes could not be utilized for any other purpose.
In this regard, all ministries and departments concerned have been informed, the Election Commission added.