ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has approved upgradation of FBR’s 4,384 posts of BS-14 to Bs-16.

Chairman FBR Ali Arshad Hakeem had taken up this important but long outstanding issue with Prime Minister during his visit to FBR Headquarters on 4th October, 2012. The Chairman had presented the facts of issue and negative effects it was causing to the morale of workers. After getting verbal approval from Prime Minister, Chairman personally pursued the summary and finally got it approved from Prime Minister.

4,384 posts of BS-14 to BS-16 including 1,596 Inspectors Customs/ Sales Tax, 1,226 Inspectors Inland Revenue, 361 Preventive Officers, 119 Intelligence Officers, 185 Examiners, 263 Appraisers, 07 Valuation Officers, 44 Sr. Intelligence Officers, 50 Inspectors (Preventive Service) and 533 Deputy Superintendents in Customs and Sales Tax would be upgraded with this approval. With this, a long outstanding demand of the employees of FBR has been accepted. The employees of FBR have thanked Prime Minister and Chairman FBR for taking care of their welfare and accepting their demand for upgrading posts.