60 police officers promoted to grade-20 and grade-21


Islamabad June 20 (TNS): The Central Selection Board (CSB) has promoted around 60 officers of the Police Service of Pakistan to grade-20 and grade-21.

The CSB meeting chaired by CSB Chairman Naveed Akram Cheema and attended by inspectors general of all the four provinces. The CSB took up the promotion case of around 130 officers and finally approved promotions of 60 officers to grade-20 and grade-21.

Saud Aziz, Dr Naeem Khan and Capt (retd) Zafar Iqbal were promoted from grade-20 to grade-20 while 56 officers were promoted to grade-20 and they include Manzoor Sarwar, Tariq Nawaz Malik, Muhammad Maqbool, Akhtar Hayat, Masood Saleem, Zulfiqar Hameed, Sultan Chaudhry, Raja Rafat Mukhtar, Khadim Hussain Rind, Ashraf Zubair Siddique, Capt (retd) Syed Ahmed Mobin, Syed Imtiaz Shah, Kashif Alam, Muhammad Ali Khan, Riaz Nazir Gara, Tariq Abbas Qureshi, Sohail Habib Tajik, Bilal Siddique, Ali Ahmed Sabir Kiyani, Dr Abdul Karim, Shaikh Jamal, Imtiaz Hussain Jaffery, Mirza Faran Baig, Muhammad Imran Arshad, Muhammad Idrees, Qazi Jameel ur Rehman, Waqar Abbasi, Kamran Khan, Salman Chaudhry, Husain Habib Imtiaz, Muhammad Ali, Chaudhry Muhammad Saleem.

The names of the promoted officers have been forwarded to the Prime Minister’s Office for the final approval.

On April 14, the Supreme Court ordered the establishment division to reconsider the promotion of over 300 civil servants, who were elevated to higher grades by the CSB in 2015.

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had ordered the establishment division to complete the exercise of promotion within 10 weeks from March 13, adding that no discretion would be exercised by the CSB and all those denied promotion in 2015 should be considered without any overriding arbitrary five marks.