LAHORE: Punjab Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control (ET&NC) Director General (DG) Zahid Hussain has transferred and posted 21 officers of the department on important posts, which were previously vacated or filled by people on an additional charge due to various reasons.
According to an order notified on Thursday, Excise Taxation Officer (ETO) Tahira (BS-17), who was waiting for posting in the Punjab ET Directorate General, has been posted as Sargodha Motor Registering Authority (MRA) ETO against an existing vacancy.
As per the order, “Jhang ETO-I Muhammad Javed (BS-17) has been transferred and posted as Kasur ETO-I against an existing vacancy, Sahiwal Property Tax ETO Abdul Rehman Masood (BS-17) has been transferred and posted as Lahore Region-C MRA-III, ETO Muhammad Asad Ullah (BS-17) has been posted as Rajanpur ETO, ETO Khizer Zahoor (BS-17) has been posted as Sialkot ETO-II, while ETO Nadia Perveen (BS-17) has been posted as Chakwal ETO-I/MRA.”
The order further read, “ETO Hakim Khan (BS-17) has been posted as Rawalpindi (Property III) ETO, ETO Danyal Safdar BS-17 has been posted as Jhang ETO-1, ETO Kulsoom Zuhra (BS-17) has been posted as Sahiwal (Property Tax) ETO, Jhang ETO-II Sheikh Arshad Hameed (BS-17) has been posted as Faisalabad MRA-II, Faisalabad MRA-II Sajjad Asghar (BS-17) has been posted as Jhang ETO-II, Faisalabad ETO-III Sheikh Saeed Ahmad (BS-17) has been posted as Toba Tak Singh ETO, TT Singh ETO Rana Khalid Pervaiz (BS-17) has been posted as Faisalabad ETO-III.
“Similarly, Gujrat Assistant ETO Muhammad Munir (BS-16) has been posted as Gujranwala Assistant ETO, Region-B Lahore Assistant ETO Bilal Nazeer (BS-16) has been posted as Gujrat Assistant ETO, Vehari AETO Bashir Ahmad Kharral (BS-16) has been posted as Lodhran AETO, Region-C Lahore Baghbanpura Service Center MRA/ETO Rao Hammad Ali Khan (BS-16) has been posted as Lahore Ali Complex MRA.”
As per the order, “Rawalpindi Murree Brewery AETO (BS-16) Ahmad Shahbaz Wattoo has been posted as Region-C Lahore AETO, Chiniot ET Inspector Shakeel Ahmad (BS-16) has been posted as Sargodha ETI, Hafizabad Motor Branch ETI Zahid Mubashar (BS-16) has been posted as Region-C Lahore ETI, while ETI Shahid Amin (BS-16) has been posted as Region-B Lahore ETI.”
While speaking to Pakistan Today, DG Zahid Hussain said, “These transfers and postings have been made to overcome the challenge of tax recoveries. We were facing a shortage of staff in the field. Most of the officials were working in important cities on additional charge so, now we have appointed the officers in all the cities.”