Punjab carries out operation reshuffle

Punjab carries out operation reshuffle

LAHORE: Following the directives of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the Punjab government on Sunday made massive reshuffle in top bureaucracy including additional chief secretary, 14 administrative secretaries, all commissioners, DCOs, RPOs and DPOs.

Majority of the top bras transferred who had been posted in the past regime of Shahbaz Sharif.Rao Iftikhar is likely to take charge as additional chief secretary today (Monday). Former secretary services Syed Mubashar Raza has been transferred and posted as Secretary Higher Education department while his predecessor Shahid Ashraf Tarrar has been posted as OSD. Ali Raza Bhutta has been posted as Secretary Local government while his predecessor Sikandar Sultan Raja has been made OSD. Azam Salman Khan has been posted as Secretary Food while his predecessor Irfan Ali has been posted as OSD; Capt Zahid Saeed has been posted as Secretary Irrigation, Farhan Aziz Khwaja as Secretary Implementation and Coordination, Mian Nazir Ahmad as Member Colonies.

The officers who have been asked to report to the establishment division include former Information Secretary Mohayyuddin Ahmad Wani, LDA DG Ahad Cheema, Secretary Food Irfan Ali, Chairman P&D Javed Aslam, SMBOR Sami Saeed, Fawad Hasan Fawad, Abdul Jabbar Shaheen, Dr Abdul Rauf, Tauqir Hussain Shah, Usman Anwar, Sikandar Sultan Raja, Nabeel Ahmad Awan, Dr Naeem Rauf..Secretaries of four departments including Finance Tariq Bajwa, Home Shahid Khan, Health Capt Arif Nadeem, and Schools Aslam Kamboh have been retained due to reasons like approaching budget, law and order situation, dengue issue.

Commissioners of all nine divisions and DCOs of 36 districts have also been transferred. However, nine DCOs who were working as DCOs in previous era have been posted to other districts. Nine RPOs have been transferred whereas one RPO who was working as RPO in previous era has been posted in other region. DPOs of 36 districts have been transferred while 18 DPOs who were working as DPOs during previous era have been posted in other districts. Now new commissioners and RPOs will perform their duties in every division/region.

The newly divisional commissioners include Nasim Nawaz for Lahore, Tariq Najeeb Najmi Faisalabad, Iqbal Muhammad Chohan Sargodha, Special Secretary Finance department Hamid Yaqoob Shaikh Bahawalpur, Maqsood Ahmad DG Khan, former Secretary Information Abdullah Khan Sumbad Sahiwal, Ali Murtaza Multan, Mushtaq Ahmad Anjum Gujranwala and Khalid Masud Ch Rawalpindi.All the DCOs of 36 districts have been transferred but nine of them will continue as DCO in some other districts. The newly appointed DCOs include Rizwan Mehboob Lahore, Najam Ahmad Shah as Faisalabad, Tariq Javed Malik as Gujranwala, Sohail Ahmad Sialkot, Tariq Mehmood Lodharan, Ghulam Faridi Nankana, Asif Bilal Lodhi Gujrat, Muhammad Yasrab Narowal, Imtiaz Niazi Mandi Bahauddin, Dr Farah Masud Toba Tek Singh, Khalid Mehmood Kasur, Capt (R) Muhammad Asif Shaikhupura, Ziaullah Rajan Pur, Gulzar Shah Multan, Ehsan Bhutta Okara, Khalid Salim Rahim Yar Khan, Mehmood Hasan Khanewal, Mehmood Javed Bhatti Vehari, Dr Sajid Chohan Sahiwal, Irshad Ahmad Pakpatan, Qazi Zafar Iqbal Muzaffar Garh, Ikramullah Layyah, Mumtaz Hussain Bhakkar, Nabeel Javed Chiniot, Dr Ahmad Javed Qazi Mianwali, Maqbool Dhawla Jhang, Muhammad Iqbal Attock, Yawar Hussain Chakwal, Waqas Ali Sargodha, Usman Ch Bahawalnagar, Maqbool Ahmad Langah Jhelum, Zafar Iqbal Hafizabad, Rashid Mehmood Rawalpindi, Amir Ejaz Akbar Khushab, Imran Sikandar Baloch Bahawalpur and Ali Buhadar Qazi DG Khan.

CCPO Lahore Amlesh Khan has been transferred while Mehar Khaliq Dad Lak has been posted as CCPO for the metropolis. Moreover, DIG Operations Rai Muhammad Tahir has been replaced by DIG Jawad Ahmad Dogar, DIG Investigation has been replaced by DIG Zulfqar Hameed. The Regional Police Officers appointed include Muhammad Salim Bhatti RPO Gujranwala, Shaikh Nasim uz Zaman RPO Rawalpindi, Sahibzada Shahzad Sultan RPO Sahiwal, AIG Welfare Sarmad Saeed RPO Faisalabad, Ali Amir Malik RPO Multan, AIG Highway Malik Khuda Baksh Awan RPO Shaikhupura and Muhammad Tahir DIG Headquarters as RPO Sargodha.

Moreover, newly appointed DPOs include Muhammad Arsalan Chakwal, Sadiq Dogar Mandi Bahauddin, Faisal Ali Raja Hafizabad, Gohar Mushtaq Bhutta Sialkot, Dr Haidar Ashraf Muzaffar Garh, Zeshan Asghar Jhang, Syed Khuram Ali Sahiwal, Ashfaq Ahmad Rajan Pur, Sharaq Kamal Siddiqui Vehari, Inamur Rehman Lodheran, Ghazi Salahuddin Layyah, Sohail Zafar Chattha Bahawalpur, Sohail Habib Tajik Rahim Yar Khan, Rai Babur TT Singh, Athar Ismail Nankana Sahib, Ghulam Mubashar Makin Chiniot, Ahsan Younis Shaikhupura, Sajjad Manj Khanewal, Rai Ejaz Kasur, Khuram Ali Sahiwal, Muntazir Mehdi Bahawal Nagar, Sultan Ahmad Ch Sargodha, Ehsanullah Bajwa Khushab, Rana Shahzad Akbar Mianwali, Raja Basharat Mehmood Okara, Faisal Raja Hafizabad, Hamayun Bashir Sialkot, Gohar Mushtaq Narowal, Sadiq Ali Mandi Bahauddin, Dar Ali Khatak Gujrat, Waqar Nazir DG Khan, Sarfaraz Falki Bhakkar and Abdul Qadir Qamar as DPO Attock.All the officers have been ordered to relinquish the current charge and take the new charge instantly.