Over 12 senior bureaucrats promoted

Published December 3, 2021
According to notifications issued by the Establishment Division, 12 officers of the PAS group working in BS-20 were promoted to BS-21. — Photo courtesy Establishment Division website
According to notifications issued by the Establishment Division, 12 officers of the PAS group working in BS-20 were promoted to BS-21. — Photo courtesy Establishment Division website

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Thursday transferred, posted and promoted more than a dozen senior officers of the Secretariat and Pakistan Administrative Services (PAS) groups.

According to notifications issued by the Establishment Division late in night, 12 officers of the PAS group working in BS-20 were promoted to BS-21 whereas three officers working in BS-20 as additional secretaries have been made in-charge additional secretaries.

According to separate notifications, following BS-20 officers have been promoted to BS-21.

Hassan Raza Saeed, who is working as joint secretary in National Heritage and Culture Division, has been appointed as senior joint secretary; Sabina Qureshi, presently working as director general of the Federal Public Service Commission, has been promoted and appointed as senior joint secretary Cabinet Division; Ali Asghar, presently working as joint secretary in the PM Office, has been posted as senior joint secretary; Tahir Noor, presently working as joint secretary Finance Division, has been made senior joint secretary; Dr Shoaib Akbar, working as joint secretary Establishment Division, has been promoted as senior joint secretary; Ali Tahir, who is working under the Balochistan government, has been promoted; retired Capt Asadullah Khan, working under the Punjab government, has been promoted; Mohammad Hassan Iqbal, who is working under the Punjab government, has been promoted and his services have been placed at the disposal of Sindh government; Fuad Hashim Rabbani, who is working under the Punjab government, has been promoted; Amer Ali Ahmed, Chief Commissioner Islamabad Capital Territory, has been promoted and will continue to work at the same position; Zahid Ali Abbasi, joint secretary Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resources Development, has been made additional secretary Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Division, and retired Flt-Lt Iftikhar Ali Sahoo, who is working under the KP government, has been promoted.

Similarly, Abdul Aziz Uqaili, who is working as additional secretary Planning and Development, has been made incharge additional secretary; Hamed Yaqoob Khan has been transferred to the Ministry of Finance, and Yusuf Khan, additional secretary (incharge) Finance, has been appointed as secretary of the newly-established Council of Common Interests Secretariat.

Published in Dawn, December 3rd, 2021

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