PM sacks 9 contract officers

Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Friday sacked 9 officers who were appointed on contract basis in different departments.

Earlier, the Supreme Court of Pakistan had directed the government to remove those officers working on contract basis from their respective positions.

The premier has signed the summary to remove the high-ranking officials which included 5 officers from Sindh.

Director General Federal Investigation Agency Waseem Ahmed, Tariq Jamil from Intelligence Bureau, Inspector General Sindh Salah-ud-Din Babar Khatak, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Larkana Din Mohammad and DIG Gilgit Farman Ali are among those who were sacked under the direction of Supreme Court.