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Six UDCs of Customs Appellate Tribunal promoted as readers with immediate effect

Six UDCs of Customs Appellate Tribunal promoted as readers with immediate effect

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Law and Justice has notified promotion of as many as six UDCs at Customs Appellate Tribunal including two at the tribunal’s Islamabad headquarters.

In all six UDCs have been promoted to the post of reader (BPS 14) from BPS 11, out of whom, Naveed Hanif and Kashif Ghafoor are working at Islamabad headquarters of the tribunal.

The division has circulated the notification to the sections concerned including the tribunal’s regional offices, and AGPR.

Earlier the ministry had notified the appointment of Umar Arshad Hakem as Judicial Member Customs Appellate Tribunal.

According to details, the appointment was made by the federal government in exercise of powers conferred by Sub Section 2 of Section 194 of Customs Act, 1969. It was further stated that the appointment was made for the period of two years on deputation basis at BPS-21 for Lahore station.

Earlier, the ministry had notified appointment of Shakil Ahmed as Judge Customs, Taxation and Anti-Smuggling.

According to details, the appointment was made by the federal government in exercise of powers conferred by section 185(2), Customs Act, 1969. It was further stated that theappointment was made for the period of three years on deputation basis.

The ministry had made this recent appointment on the post of district judge in Lahore. Ahmed would continue working at the post until further order from the date of charge assumption, the notification further stated.

The Ministry of Law and Justice had also , during previous month, notified appointment of Agha Shahid Majeed as Member Technical (BS-21) at Customs Appellate Tribunal, Peshawar.

The notification had been delivered to the several offices of state including the cabinet division, Establishment Division, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Customs Appellate Tribunal and others.

It is pertinent to mention that ministry had lately appointed Lubna Farukh Mirza at Tribunal’s Karachi office on December 30, 2016.

Notification details showed that Mirza’s appointed was made in exercise of powers conferred by section 130 (4) of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001. She was appointed as officer of Inland Revenue Service, Account Member (BPS-21) in the Appellate Tribunal Inland Revenue, Karachi.

The notification had been delivered to the several offices ofstate including the Cabinet Division, Establishment Division, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Customs Appellate Tribunal and others.