ISLAMABAD: The Central Selection Board meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday approved promotion of a number of civil servants from grade-21 to grade-22 including Director General Customs (Intelligence and Investigation) Zahid Khokhar and Javed Ghani, who is recently transferred from DG Transit Trade to Member Customs (Policy), FBR.
Muhammad Zahid Khokhar was recently transferred and posted as Director General, Directorate General of Intelligence & Investigation-FBR, Islamabad. Muhammad Zahid had assumed the charge of the post of Member Customs on February 25, 2017. Before this, he had taken charge as Chief Collector of Customs (Enforcement), Karachi on August 4, 2015 after relinquishing the charge of the post Collector, Customs Wing, Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement, Lahore on August 3, 2015. He promoted from BS-20 to BS-21 with effect from June 18, 2015.
Zahid Khokhar also gave his services as Collector, Model Customs Collectorate, Faisalabad with effect from August 12, 2013. Zahid Khokhar relinquished the charge of the post of Director, Directorate of Customs Post Clearance Audit, Lahore on March 07, 2012 and assumed the charge of the post of Director, Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation (Inland Revenue), Lahore with effect from March 7, 2012. Zahid was also posted as Collector, Model Customs Collectorate, Quetta in year 2011, and was made Director, Directorate of Post Clearance Audit (PCA), Lahore on October 3, 2011.
The officer had been working as Collector, Model Customs Collectorate, Sambrial, Sialkot in year 2011, when he was transferred and posted as Collector, Model Customs Collectorate, Quetta.
Others who were promoted to grade-22 include the Pakistan Administrative Service officers Sajid Yousfi, Dr Jamal Nasir, Tariq Najeeb Najmi, Dr Amir Ahmed, Nasim Nawaz and Ejaz Ahemd.
Others getting the promotion include Ilyas Khan from the Secretariat Group; AD Khwaja and Hussain Asghar from the Police Service of Pakistan; Zahid Khokar and Javed Ghani from the Pakistan Customs Service; and Nasir Ahmed Khan from the Postal Group.
Those promoted in the Foreign Service include Johar Saleem, Syed Hasan Raza, Ghulam Dastagir, Imtiaz Ahmed, Abdul Salik Khan, Moazzam Ahmed Khan and Amjad Ali.
According to sources, some promotion cases deferred on Monday are expected to be presented for the PM’s approval on Wednesday.
Those who attended the three-hour-long meeting included PM’s Adviser for Establishment Division Shahzad Arbab, Secretary to PM Azam Khan, Secretary Cabinet Division Fazal Abbas and Secretary Establishment Division Dr Ejaz Munir.