Federal Government has increased the retirement age of Civil Servants of Pakistan from 60 years to 62 years. Cabinet Division Issued Notification of this act. All the Civil Servants who were near to retire have became happy after hearing this news. Govt. is believed to facilitate its officers who were near to retire in the upcoming year 2013.

The notification of increase in retirement age of All civil servants of Pakistan will be implemented from 1st November, 2012. The Civil Service 1973 act has been changed and the age is increased to 62 years now. Earlier, there was a proposal to increase the retirement age from 60 to 63 for men and from 55 to 60 for women civil servants.

This notification is has its implications on all regular civil employees. The notification of Civil Service Act 1973 says:

“In pursuance to the recommendation of the Civil Services Reforms Committee, the president has been pleased to approve the following amendment in the Civil Services Act, 1973, which shall come into force w.e.f 01-11-2012 and shall apply to all regular civil employees: The age of retirement for a government employee shall henceforth be the last day of 62nd years counting from the date of birth.”

Many federal secretaries and officers of Grade 22 were going to be retired in 2013. Now, they will enjoy 2 years more in their services. Their anmes include

  • Khushood Akhtar Lashary
  • Zafar Mehmood
  • Qamar Zaman
  • Javed Iqbal
  • Muhammad Abbas
  • Raja Muhammad Ikramul Haq
  • Anisul Hassan Musvi
  • Ghulam Dastagir Akhtar
  • Muhammad Javed Iqbal Awan
  •  Muhammad Ayub Qazi
  • Khawaja Mohammad Siddique Akbar
  • Maj Haroon Rashid (retd) on November 28, 2012,
  • Munawar Opel
  • Gul Mohammad Rind
  • Kamran Lashari
  • Shaighan Sharif Malick
  •  Amjad Nazir
  • Anjum Bashir
  • Ziaudin
  •  Khalid Khan Toru
  • Sheikh Muhammad Tahir
  • Ghulam Bux Awan
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The current Governemnt of Pakistan Peoples Part has benefited these secretires and Grade 22 Officers in particular and in general to all the civil servants of Pakistan.