ISLAMABAD: The federal government has issued orders for the appointment, promotion and transfer of 44 officers in Islamabad and 90 officers in Punjab.
The massive reshuffling has taken place after Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed his disappointment over the performance of the provincial bureaucracy and directed the government to remove the officer from his seat who put hurdle in the good governance.
The federal government has promoted Zahida Perveen as Federal Secretary Information and Broadcasting in grade BS-22 with immediate effect. According to a notification issued by Establishment Division, Zahida Perveen was earlier posted as Additional Secretary Information and Broadcasting in grade BS-21.
Syed Junaid Akhlaq, BS-20 officer of Secretariat Group, presently posted as Joint Secretary, National History & Literary Heritage Division, is transferred and posted as Secretary, Law & Justice Division with immediate effect and until further orders.
Former Punjab chief secretary Yousaf Naseem Khokhar has been appointed as secretary interior, Environmental Change secretary Hassan Nasir Jami as Aviation Division secretary, Industries and Production Secretary Amir Ashraf Khawaja as Climate Change secretary and Habibur Rehman Gillani from Punjab has been appointed as federal secretary railways.
Allah Bux Malik who has also been promoted to Grade-22 in Pakistan Administrative Service has been appointed as National Health Services secretary, Ali Raza Bhutta as Poverty Elevation Division secretary, Afzal Latif as Industries and Production secretary, Imran Nasir as PASCO MD, Syed Pervaiz Abbas in Economic Affairs Division, Pervaiz Ahmed khan as Inter provincial Coordination Division special secretary, Mohammad Ali Shahzada as Establishment Division special secretary and Muhammad Ilyas and Babar Hayat Tarar would continue their services in Punjab.
Inspector General of Police, Punjab Shoaib Dastagir has been promoted to Grade-22 of Police Service of Pakistan. Captain (retd) Ahmed Latif has been appointed as National Police Foundation MD, Mushtaq Mehar as IG Railway Police and Muhammad Tahir as National Police Academy commandant.