- CJP Gulzar Ahmed says all staff and officers of the Pakistan Metal Mills shall be eliminated at present as a result of the mills “do not practically exist”
- CJP says officers of the PSM are a burden on the nationwide kitty as a result of the mills are non-functional but salaries are being paid to them with out having to do any work
- Says besides Pakistan, metal mills of nations throughout the globe are producing revenue and income
ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan on Thursday mentioned that the Pakistan Metal Mills (PSM) “does not practically exist,” subsequently, the court docket will “will order the closure of the company and the removal of all PSM employees.”
In line with Geo Information, whereas listening to a case on the Supreme Courtroom associated to the promotion of PSM staff, Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed mentioned that the Metal Mills’ administration is accountable for the plight of Pakistan’s largest industrial complicated.
Justice Gulzar Ahmed remarked that no wrongdoing might happen with out the concurrence of the administration.
“Did the government take action against the Pakistan Steel Mills’ management?” the CJP requested.
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Justice Gulzar strongly reprimanded the administration of Pakistan Metal Mills and questioned that if the mills are non-functional, then why is the administration nonetheless working there.
“Since the mills are non-functional, there is no need for a managing director or chief executive to run it,” the chief justice remarked. “PSM officers are a burden on the national exchequer. All the officers should be removed first before firing the employees.”
Justice Gulzar went on to say that aside from Pakistan, metal mills all around the world are functioning and profiting their international locations.
However, he mentioned, the PSM has employed extra workers than required with out having to do any work.
Responding to the chief justice’s remarks, PSM’s lawyer mentioned that the every day bills of the mill have been lowered from Rs20 million to Rs10 million.
The Chief Justice replied: “From today onwards, no employee of the PSM will be paid as the mills are not generating any profit. Why should employees be paid for doing nothing?”
Justice Gulzar added that some PSM officers “did not work even for a day from the time of their recruitment until their retirement.”
“Who will pay the debt of Rs212 billion incurred by the mills?”
The chief justice additional remarked that “no federal secretary is working in the country and their jobs have been reduced to writing letters, which is the job description of clerks.
“It’s not clear why the federal government has employed secretaries when they don’t have any work to do?” he questioned. “The nation has been ruined and governmental secretaries are afraid that the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) will catch them.”
The Chief Justice of Pakistan said that the remaining 3,700 employees of the steel mills will be dismissed today, adding that 390 out of 437 officers of the mill will also be removed from their services today.
“All staff and officers shall be dismissed and the metal mill shall be locked at present as a result of virtually, the PSM doesn’t exist,” he said.
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