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50 Govt Employees

Supreme Court to probe hiring of 50 govt employees from one family

ISLAMABAD: Authorities promised an inquiry on Tuesday after a southern province was found to have employed almost 50 members of the same family in various health ministry jobs, many in the same hospital. Corruption and nepotism is rampant in Pakistan when it comes to hiring government employees. But the sheer number of the appointments - from vaccinators to security guards to lab technicians - has attracted the attention of the Supreme Court which will begin a hearing from Wednesday. The matter surfaced when a man…