ISLAMABAD - In a major reshuffle in the federal bureaucracy, the caretaker federal government on Tuesday transferred and posted 12 federal secretaries and appointed a new chairperson of the Federal Board of Revenue and the Inspector General National Highways and Motorway Police.

The Establishment Division issued the notifications in this regard.

According to the notifications, Maroof Afzal, a grade-22 officer of Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS), has been transferred from the post of Secretary Establishment Division and posted as Secretary Industries and Production with immediate effect.  Aurangzeb Haque, a grade-22 officer of PAS, has been posted as new Secretary Establishment Division. He was awaiting posting in ED previously.  Secretary Information and Broadcasting Division Sardar Arif Nawaz Sukhera, a grade-22 officer of PAS, has been transferred and posted as Secretary Federal Education and Professional Training Division.  Secretary Interior Division Arshad Mirza, a grade-22 officer of PAS, was transferred and posted as Secretary Information and Broadcasting Division.

Yousuf Naseem Khokhar, a grade-22 officer of PAS, and Secretary Power Division, has been transferred and posted as Secretary Interior Division. Rizwan Memon, a grade-22 officer of PAS, awaiting posting in the Establishment Division, has been transferred and posted as Secretary Power Division.

Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan, a grade-22 officer of PAS, has been posted as Secretary Board of Investment and Muhammad Azam, a grade-21 officer of, has been posted as Additional Secretary Incharge States and Foreign Regions Division.

The government has posted Syed Tahir Raza Naqvi, a grade-21 officer as Additional Secretary Incharge Parliamentary Affairs Division and he was serving as Additional Secretary Parliamentary Affairs Division.

Chief Secretary Punjab Capt (retd) Zahid Saeed, a grade-22 officer, has been posted as National Health Service, Regulation and Coordination Division. Mian Asad Hayauddin, a grade-21 officer of PAS and Additional Secretary Incharge, has been transferred and directed him to report to the Establishment Division. 

Muhammad Ayub Shaikh, a grade-22 officer of Secretariat Group, has been posted as Secretary Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Division, he was made an OSD by the Establishment Division previously.

The interim federal government has transferred FBR Chairman Tariq Mehmood Pasha, a grade-22 officer of Inland Revenue Service and posted him as Secretary Statistic Division. The outgoing Secretary Statistics Division Rukhsana Yasmin has been changed and posted as new chairperson FBR/Secretary Revenue Division.    

Sqd-Ldr (retd) Iqbal Mehmood, a grade-22 officer of Police Service of Pakistan, has been ordered to report to the Establishment Division. He was serving as Secretary Narcotics Control Division. The former Inspector General Police Capt (retd) Arif Nawaz Khan, a grade-22 officer of PSP, has been posted as Secretary Narcotics Control Division.

 Muhammad Aamir Zulifqar Khan, a grade-21 officer of PSP, has been appointed as Inspector NHMP under the Ministry of Communication in his own pay and scale with immediate effect.

Sabir Ahmed, a grade-20 officer of PSP and IGP Gilgit-Baltistan, has been transferred and directed him to report to the Establishment Division and the federal government has posted Sanaullah Abbasi, a grade-20 officer of PSP, as new IGP GB.

The former IGP Islamabad has been posted as member National Counter Terrorism Authority on a deputation basis for a period of three years.