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ECP officers get training in Civil Service Academy

By Asif Mahmood Butt
August 21, 2023

LAHORE: For the first time in the history of Pakistan Civil Services Academy, 27 officers, who were recruited to the Election Commission of Pakistan through the Federal Public Service Commission, have been given training courses on 11 important topics including civil servant Rules and financial management.

Sources told “Jang” that in this 2-week training, a special course was designed by the Civil Services Academy in which the ECP officers were trained in negotiation and leadership skills, time management, financial management, audit and internal checks, budget preparation, communication skills, rules of business, how to refer cases to the President, Prime Minister and Cabinet, official and non-official bills in legislation, parliamentary control of government, control of budget, motions, questions and answers, resolutions in Parliament, Internet in

official correspondence, noting, drafting, minutes of meeting, mock meetings, drafting of orders for inquiries in civil servants (E&D Rules 2020), charge-sheet, show-cause notice, drafting of inquiry report and social media training, social media, technology and cyber code of conduct.

A total of 36 sessions of tanning were held in which the duration of each session was 75 minutes. Sources said that the training was organized after Chief Election Commissioner

Sikandar Sultan Raja had expressed special interest in it.

Civil Services Training Academy Director Common Training Programme Fiza Afzal and Election Commission of Pakistan Additional Director General Training were the focal persons of the course.