1203 persons appointed in Ministry of Science & Technology since 2013: Senate told

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ISLAMABAD Nov 23 (APP): Federal Minister for Law and Justice
Zahid Hamid on Wednesday told the Senate that total 1203 persons had been appointed in the Ministry of Science & Technology and its attached departments since 2013.
Replying to a question on behalf of the Minister for Science and
Technology, he said total 987 persons were appointed on merit while 93 from Punjab, 57 from Sindh, 12 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 19 from Balochistan, five from Azad Jammu & Kashmir, 27 from federal capital and three from FATA were appointed on quota basis.
Responding to a supplementary question, the minister said at present some 5,683 employees were working in Zari Taraqiati Bank (ZTBL) on regular basis.