Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The newly formed Government of Pakistan has made large-scale transfers and postings in federal bureaucracy – the first of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) govt.

According to the notifications, the appointments have been made in various divisions, including in the Establishment, Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, Statistics, Petroleum, States and Frontier Regions, and the Capital Administration and Development divisions. The revision was made under section 10 of the Civil Servants Act, 1973.

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Tariq Mahmood Pasha — a BS-22 level officer of the Inland Revenue Service (IRS) — was posted as Secretary, Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Division and Muhammad Ayub Shaikh — a BS-22 level officer of the Secretariat Group — will assume charge as Secretary, Statistics Division.

Asad Hayud Din, a BS-21 level officer of the Pakistan Administrative Service and currently the officer on special duty (OSD) for the Establishment Division has now been transferred to Petroleum Division as secretary (Incharge), local media reported.

Muhammad Jalal Sikandar Sultan, a BS-22 level officer of the Pakistan Administrative Service and serving as the secretary of the Petroleum Division has been appointed as Secretary, States and Frontier Regions Division.

Aurangzeb Haque, a BS-22 level officer of the Pakistan Administrative Service and presently awaiting posting in the Establishment Division will take charge as the secretary of the Capital Administration and Development Division. Saqib Aziz, also a BS-22 level officer, has been appointed as the secretary of the Aviation Division.

Muhammad Tariq, a BS-19 level officer of the Secretariat Group who was currently posted under the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), will take charge as the joint secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office. Ijaz Munir, on the other hand, was appointed as the secretary of the Establishment Division.