In a surprising and significant development, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) recently announced a major reshuffle within its ranks. This overhaul saw the transfer and posting of 33 senior officials of the Inland Revenue Service, including Chief Commissioners and Commissioners Inland Revenue Appeals. The decision, conveyed through an official notification, comes into immediate effect and will remain in place until further orders from the FBR.
Sheikh Zahid Masood: Leading Corporate Tax Office, Karachi
One of the notable changes involves Sheikh Zahid Masood, a seasoned officer in the Inland Revenue Service. With the reshuffle, he has been transferred and posted as the Chief Commissioner Inland Revenue, (OPS) Corporate Tax Office, Karachi. This move is expected to bring fresh leadership and perspective to the critical tax office in the bustling city of Karachi.
Muhammad Azhar Ansari: Taking Charge in Quetta
Muhammad Azhar Ansari, another distinguished official within the Inland Revenue Service, has been assigned a new role as the Chief Commissioner Inland Revenue at the Regional Tax Office in Quetta. His experience and expertise will undoubtedly play a crucial role in managing tax matters in the region effectively.
Dr. Muhammad Sarmad Qureshi: Heading Sahiwal’s Tax Office
The reshuffle also brings about a change in Sahiwal, where Dr. Muhammad Sarmad Qureshi, a seasoned officer with vast experience, will now serve as the Chief Commissioner Inland Revenue at the Regional Tax Office in Sahiwal. This change is expected to invigorate tax collection efforts in the Sahiwal region.
Laila Ghafoor: New Responsibilities in Bahawalpur
Laila Ghafoor, an experienced official of the Inland Revenue Service, is set to take on new responsibilities as the Chief Commissioner Inland Revenue at the Regional Tax Office in Bahawalpur. Her expertise will be instrumental in addressing tax-related issues in Bahawalpur.
Najeeb Ahmad Memon: A New Role at FBR
In addition to the aforementioned changes, Najeeb Ahmad Memon has been appointed as a Member of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). This appointment reflects his dedication and capabilities, and it is expected that his insights will contribute to the FBR’s ongoing efforts to enhance revenue collection and tax administration.
This reshuffle within the FBR’s senior leadership is a strategic move to optimize the organization’s efficiency and effectiveness in managing tax matters across various regions of Pakistan. By bringing in experienced officials and changing roles, the FBR aims to streamline its operations and enhance its ability to meet revenue targets.
In conclusion, this recent reshuffle at the Federal Board of Revenue demonstrates the government’s commitment to improving tax collection and administration in Pakistan. The appointment of seasoned officials to key positions is expected to bring fresh perspectives and strategies to the table. As these officials assume their new roles, all eyes will be on them to see how their leadership impacts tax-related matters in their respective regions.