Over 3,000 FBR officials transferred in major country-wide reshuffle
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – In appeared to be a large-scale reshuffle in its ranks, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) transferred and posted 3,071 officers and officials country-wide on Saturday.
According to a notification, the FBR authorities in a grand scale shakeup has issued transfer of 504 officers in 16 offices ranging from grades 9 to 16.
As many 21 officers from grades 18 to 20 have also been reshuffled.
Changes in the FBR formations have taken place in regions including Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Islamabad.
Other regions where transfers have taken place include Peshawar, Gujranwala, Multan, Faisalabad, Hyderabad, Quetta, Abbottabad. Sukkur, Sialkot, Sahiwal, Bhawalpur and Sargodha.
As many 656 officers from Lahore and 357 officers from Rawalpindi and Islamabad have been transferred.
It is worth mentioning that the federal government has set an ambitious revenue target of Rs5.5 trillion (Rs5,500 billion) for the premier tax collection body.
Prime Minister Imran Khan had appointed chartered accountant Syed Shabbar Raza as FBR Chairman to transform the bureau.