NOWSHEHRA: The Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Pervez Khattak has announced for the upgradation of 83,000 clerks from BPS-7 to BPS-11, with which a wave of happiness swept amongst clerical staff all over the province – ARY News reports.
Addressing the convention organized by All Pakistan Clerks Association here on Tuesday, Pervez Khattak said that the clerical staff holds the significance of a back bone, in running the system of the country, and the state machinery cannot function without it.
He said that PTI-led KP Government has paid enough attention to the issues of clerks and it has decided to promote 83,000 clerks to BPS-11, for this the provincial government will have to spend an additional 65 crore rupees monthly.
The Chief Minister said that clerical staff was neglected during the last tenure, but the current provincial government tried to resolve their issues with sincerity. He further said that the KP Government has fulfilled its promise, now the clerical staff should also help the Government in ending corruption.
With the announcement of upgradation by the Chief Minister, many of the clerks stood and started dancing at their places, expressing their happiness at the decision.
Moreover, the convention was also addressed by the Speaker of KP Assembly, Asad Qaisar and the president of All Pakistan Clerks Association, Aslam Khan.