The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday approved a massive administrative reshuffle in Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan in what has been described as a move to ensure transparent elections next month.

The changes were proposed by the caretaker federal and provincial governments and were okay-ed by the election commission.

Following are the province-wise details of the shuffle in bureaucracy, as issued by the ECP:

Punjab

  • The services of 18 officers of Punjab police have been surrendered to the federal government
  • 28 senior officers of Punjab government have been repatriated to the federal government
  • The transfers of 64 officers of Punjab police have been approved
  • The transfers of 34 secretaries and managing directors in the province have been okayed
  • The transfers of 35 deputy commissioners have been approved
  • The transfers of 77 SSPs, AIGs, SPs and Additional SPs have been approved as well

Sindh

  • The transfers of 14 secretaries in the province have been okayed
  • The transfers of two AIGs, 14 DIGs and various SSPs have been approved
  • The transfers of six commissioners and 33 deputy commissioners have been approved

Balochistan

  • The transfers of three secretaries in the province have been okayed
  • The transfers of six commissioners, 33 deputy commissioners and 64 assistant commissioners have been approved
  • The transfers of 31 sub-divisional police officers (SDPOs) have also been approved

The details of transfers and postings for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are expected to be issued shortly.

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