ISLAMABAD - The Federal Board of Revenue has decided to recall its officers who are serving on deputation in other government departments/ organisations for the period of more than three years due to acute shortage of officers (BS-17 to BS-20) in FBR headquarter.

The FBR on Thursday has issued a notification in this regard. According to the notification, the officers who have already completed five years of deputation in other departments, as a rule, are required to report back immediately to their parent department. As for the officers having completed initial period of three years, the FBR for the aforementioned reason shall not extend the period of deputation beyond the three years. All the officers of BS-17 to BS-20 may be informed about this policy, it added.

Similarly, the notification stated that chief Commissioner/ Director Generals/ Chief Collectors/ Collectors are also requested not to recommend any officer for deputation for the reason mentioned above.