Khuhro says ban on recruitments to be challenged

Karachi: Sindh Assembly speaker Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said that the decision of the Election Commission of Pakistan ECP to ban recruitments in government departments would be challenged in the court by the government.

Talking to reporters at his office on Wednesday, he said a caretaker government cannot fill the government vacancies; however, the Sindh assembly would complete its tenure on April 7, 2013. He said the elected government has the legal right to give employment to people.

To a question about the petition of Pakistan Muslim League Functional PMLF regarding election of the leader of opposition in Sindh Assembly he said he had read the news in newspapers; however, any notice from the court is yet to be received. He said he would file a detailed answer after reading such notice.