LAHORE – The appointment of Prime Minister Secretariat’s Additional Secretary Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad as Balochistan’s Chief Secretary has been termed by the senior bureaucracy as a wise step keeping in view his experience of serving in Balochistan and the military background of his family.
Senior bureaucrats posted at Civil Secretariat have termed the decision of the Federal Government as sensible. Babar Yaqoob has served in Balochistan for quite some time in different capacities including Deputy Secretary to Chief Minister Balochistan Nawaz Akbar Bughti, Deputy Commissioner Dera Murad Jamali, Assistant Commissioner Jhat Pat and he deeply understands the Baloch sensibilities.
Babar Yaqoob belongs to 9th common and has also served as DCO Kasur, Director General Local Government Punjab, Secretary Livestock Punjab, Chief Secretary Gilgit Baltistan and Federal Secretary Kashmir Affairs.