SC has annulled the verdict of the PHC which declared the act of increasing retirement age of KP government servants 'unconstitutional'.
The bench ordered in its decision that the Pro Vice Chancellor of King Edward Medical University (KEMU), Prof. Ijaz Hussain should be relieved from his office.
Strongly refuting the reports that the government has reduced the retirement age of public sector employees to 55 years, Special Assistant to PM on Establishment Shehzad Arbab on Thursday said that no such proposal was discussed at any level in the government.
The provincial government had extended the retirement age of its employees from 60 years to 63 years in a cabinet decision, which was later passed as a bill in the provincial legislature.
The special committee will present its proposals to the prime minister in three weeks.
PM Khan has summoned establishment division to mull over the matter of extending the retirement age of government employees.