Two senior bureaucrats to be posted on new slots

ISLAMABAD   –  The federal government is considering to post senior bureaucrats Noor Muhammad as Secretary Finance Division and Afzal Latif as Secretary Establishment Division, The Nation has learnt reliably. 

After the nomination of Secretary Establishment Division Dr. Ijaz Munir as Rector National School of Public Policy, the federal government is planning to appoint Afzal Latif as new Secretary Establishment Division.

According to the sources, the government is also considering senior bureaucrat Noor Muhammad for the slot of Secretary Finance Division because incumbent Secretary Finance Kamran Ali Afzal has applied for three-month leave. Noor Muhammad is currently serving as Secretary Economic Affairs Division.

The sources said the summary of Dr. Ijaz Munir as Rector NSPP had been approved and soon he would assume the charge of his new position. They mentioned that PM Office was also considering Afzal Latif, currently serving as Secretary Industries and Production, for the slot of Secretary Establishment Division. Afzal Latif had also served in Establishment Division as Additional Secretary and last year he was posted as Secretary Industries and Production.

According to a senior official, PM Office would take the final decision regarding appointment of Noor Muhammad as new Secretary Finance Division and Afzal Latif as Secretary Establishment Division. He said Dr. Ijaz Munir wanted to get the position of Rector NSPP Lahore.