Enhancement of retirement age: Civil Services Reforms committee take impotent decision

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Enhancement of retirement age: Civil Services Reforms committee take impotent decision

ISLAMABAD: Over the issue of *Enhancement of retirement age, the Civil Services Reforms committee take impotent decision.*

Dr Ishrat Husain-led Task Force on Civil Service Reforms has deferred the proposal for enhancing the retirement age of government servants from 60 to 63.

Informed sources said that the Task Force considered the proposal but decided to defer it till the finalization of some basic civil service reforms, including the overhauling of the present performance management system.

When approached, Dr Ishrat Husain confirmed that the proposal to enhance the retirement age was considered by the task force and deferred till the introduction of some fundamental civil service reforms.

The task force, according to sources, observed that only following the overhauling of the present performance management system, the proposal for enhancement of retirement age could be revisited in order to set guidelines for those government servants whose retirement age could be extended on the basis of merit, efficiency and performance.