LAHORE - The 29th consecutive meeting of Provincial Selection Board-2 was held at ACS Conference Room, Civil Secretariat with Additional Chief Secretary Punjab Shamail Ahmad Khawaja in the chair.

The meeting decided to grant promotion to 280 senior medical officers (BS-18) to the rank of additional principal medical officers (BS-19). They include 20 senior women medical officers also.

All of these doctors fulfilling the 20 points criteria for promotion based on key performance indicators belong to the primary and secondary healthcare department’s general cadre list up to seniority number 1,179.

The meeting also decided to grant promotion to 230 assistant professors, Higher Education Department, working in grade-18 as associate professors in BPS-19. The PSB members termed the accelerated model of promotions of provincial officers through PSB-2 during the current calendar year a remarkable achievement which was made possible through concerted efforts of the members of the board, especially Chairman PSB-2 Shamail Ahmad Khawaja, the ACS Punjab who materialised promotion of more than 3,500 officers from grade 18 to grade 19 during this period of time. It is expected that the remaining backlog would also be cleared in near future.

Member Punjab Public Service Commission Capt ® Tariq Masood, Secretary Services Punjab Farhan Aziz Khawaja, Secretary Management and Professional Development Punjab Nadeem Irshad Kiani, Secretary Higher Education Capt (r) Naseem Nawaz, Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare Ali Jan Khan, Additional Secretary Finance Nawaz Khalid Arabi, Deputy Secretary (Confidential) S&GAD MS Nabeela Irfan, Deputy Director Anti-corruption Establishment Kanwar Khalid Mehmood and other relevant senior officers participated in the meeting.