FBR will get new chairman, fourth throughout PTI govt

Muhammad Javed Ghani, a grade-22 officer, has been appointed as Chairman FBR for a interval of three months or until the posting of a daily incumbent.

Javed Ghani grew to become the fourth chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to have been appointed over the past two years of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf authorities.

He has changed Nausheen Javed Amjad, who was posted as FBR chief after Shabbar Zaidi’s resignation in April this yr. Prior to this, Jehanzeb Khan, a grade-22 officer, was tasked with ridding the tax assortment division from corruption by the newly elected PTI authorities in August 2018.

According to a notification issued by the Establishment Division immediately: “The Federal Government has been pleased to assign the additional charge of the post of Chairman, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), to Mr Muhammad Javed Ghani.”

Ghani’s appointment has been accredited by the Federal Cabinet.

The discover observes that Ghani is a BS-22 officer at the moment posted as a member of the FBR.

His appointment has been made for a interval of three months “or till the posting of a regular incumbent, whichever is earlier”.

Amjad had been appointed FBR chairman within the absence of the previous FBR chief Shabbar Zaidi, in April 2020.

Earlier, in January, Zaidi had gone on indefinite go away citing well being points. Zaidi had in February rejected hypothesis about his resignation, saying he had been unable to carry out his duties on account of ailing well being.

The federal cupboard had subsequently accredited the appointment of Amjad because the FBR chief after circulating a summary on this regard. Zaidi was concurrently faraway from his place as honorary chief of the income physique.