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Cabinet okays changes to special professional pay scale policy

Federal cabinet on Saturday approved amendments to the Special Professional Pay Scale Policy, 2019 to end the age limit of 65 years

By Muhammad Anis
April 21, 2024
Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif chairs a meeting of the federal cabinet in Islamabad on April 17, 2024. — APP
Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif chairs a meeting of the federal cabinet in Islamabad on April 17, 2024. — APP 

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Saturday approved amendments to the Special Professional Pay Scale Policy, 2019 to end the age limit of 65 years while making appointments against important posts with monthly salary of up to Rs2 million.

Official sources said the federal cabinet approved a summary through circulation which also paved the way for extension in tenure of posting beyond the age of 65.

With amendment to the Special Professional Pay Scale Policy, 2019, now there would be no age limit of 65 years for making appointments against such important posts.

A committee headed by Minister for Finance Muhammad Aurangzeb had proposed amendments to the policy.

The federal government approved amendments to Special Professional Pay Scale Policy, 2019 devised by the PTI regime.