ISLAMABAD - Chairman of Implementation Commission on 18th Amendment Senator Mian Raza Rabbani has said that the devolution of the ministries to the provinces would be made as per the schedule set for it and no compromise on it would be made. He expressed these views while chairing a meeting of the commission held here at the Cabinet Division on Monday to review the progress on the implementation of the 18th Amendment. The modalities for handing over of another five ministries to the provinces was taken up in the meeting and the task would be completed by mid of January next year. The ministries to be devolved to the provinces in the second phase included ministries of social welfare and special education, science and technology, culture, tourism and education. Talking to media men after the meeting, Senator Raza Rabbani said commission was moving ahead with its task on fast pace and he was satisfied with the working of the commission. He said that in the second phase five more ministries would be doled out to provinces and the commission has reviewed the progress made on this count. He further said that the employees to be laid off due to this transfer of ministries to provinces would be fully accommodated like it was done in the case of transfer of five ministries in the first phase. Responding to a question he said commission would ensure completion of process of devolution of all the ministries including health and education to the provinces under the 18th amendment at all costs. "If the authorities of these ministries have any reservation, this would also be heard," he assured.