ISLAMABAD - The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Tuesday transferred its 29 officers of BS-20 and BS-21 with immediate effect.

According to the notification issued here, 18 officers of BS-21 and 11 officers of BS-20 of FBR have been transferred on Tuesday.  The notification stated that Nisar Mahmood Khan (Pakistan Custom Services BS-21) has been appointed as member customs and replacing Mohammad Riaz (PCS BS-21) who has been appointed as Director General, Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigation FBR Islamabad.

Khalid Mahmood (PCS-BS 21) has been appointed as member FBR. Musarrat Jabeen (Pakistan Custom Services BS-21) has been appointed member HRM FBR.

Meanwhile, Aftab Anwar Baloch (Pakistan Custom Services BS-21) has been appointed as member (enforcement) FBR.

Shahid Hussain Asad (Inland Revenue Service BS-21) has been appointed as member (IR policy) FBR. Muhammad Raza Baqir (Inland Revenue Service BS-21) has been appointed as member FBR. According to the notification, Muhammad Ashraf Khan (Inland Revenue Service BS-21) has been appointed as member (IR operation) FBR. Sajjad Ali (Inland Revenue Service BS-21) has been appointed as member FBR. Haroon Muhammad Khan (Inland Revenue Service BS-21) has been appointed as member (TPA) FBR. Ch Safdar Hussain (Inland Revenue Service BS-21) has been appointed as member legal FBR.

Muhammad Yahya (Pakistan Custom Services BS-21) has been appointed as Chief Collector enforcement (south) Karachi.

Nasir Masroor Ahmad (Pakistan Custom Services BS-21) has been appointed as Chief Collector Appraisement (East) Karachi. Riffat A Hassan Abidi (Pakistan Custom Services BS-20) has been appointed as Chief FBR headquarters.

The major reshuffle has been made on the next day when Chairman FBR Tariq Bajwa was given the additional charge of Secretary Revenue Division. The government appointed Tariq Bajwa as chairman FBR on June 30 and sources said that reshuffle in tax department was on the card, as new chief was supposed to bring new team. It is worth mentioning here that FBR is facing gigantic revenue collection target of Rs2,475 billion during the ongoing financial year 2013-2014 for which FBR chief need a competent team.