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Faisal Shahkar replaces Rao Sardar Ali Khan as Punjab IGP

Faisal Shahkar replaces Rao Sardar Ali Khan as Punjab IGP
July 22, 2022 Web Desk

LAHORE (92 News) - The Punjab government has appointed Faisal Shahkar, a BS-22 officer, as Punjab IGP in place of Rao Sardar Ali Khan who has been appointed as IG Railways.

Faisal Shahkar, who belongs to the 16th Common, had joined Pakistan Police as ASP in 1988. He has served as Additional IG Special Branch for three years.

He also served as RPO in Sahiwal and Gujranwala. Moreover, he also served for UN Mission in Bosnia, Liberia and other countries for three times.

Shahkar has also held key posts in Sahiwal, Multan, Pakpattan, Toba Tek Singh, Tharparkar, Nankana and Gujranwala. He also served as AIG Operations, Central Police Office. In addition, he also served as DIG Political Special Branch, Establishment Division Islamabad and DIG Welfare Punjab. Currently, he was serving as IG Railways.

Faisal Shahkar has a vast experience of holding key posts. He is among very professional, dutiful and experienced police officers.

Earlier in an application to Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz, Rao Sardar Ali Khan had stated that it become difficult for him to work after the election of Chaudhary Pervaiz Elahi as the chief minister. "I performed my duty on the merit and now I do not want to see any issue to be raised," he added.