Nausheen Amjad removed from post of FBR chairperson

ISLAMABAD: The government on Saturday removed the chairperson of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Ms. Nausheen Javaid Amjad and assigned look after charge to another senior officer of Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) with immediate effect.

Ms. Nausheen Javaid Amjad was assigned the post of FBR chairperson on April 08, 2020 after the resignation of Syed Muhammad Shabbar Zaidi, who served as FBR Chairman from private sector during May 10, 2019 to April 08, 2020.

Sources said that the removal of Ms. Nausheen was linked to the tax profile of wife of Justice Qazi Faiz Essa. The sources said that Ms. Nausheen had not compromised the integrity of tax department.

The Establishment Division on Saturday issued a notification and assigned additional charge of the post of FBR Chairman to Muhammad Javed Ghani, a BS-22 officer of PCS, presently posted as Member, FBR, for a period of three months or till the posting /appointment of a regular incumbent, whichever is earlier, with immediate effect.

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