ISLAMABAD: Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Mumtaz Haider Rizvi will retire from his post on August 2 on reaching the age of 60.
According to sources, Nadra Chairman Ali Arshad Hakeem is likely to be appointed the new FBR chairman. The Establishment Division has sent to Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf the summary of the appointment of Ali Arshid Hakeem as new FBR chairman. The sources said new Principal Secretary to PM, Qazi Ayub will present the summary of the Establishment Division to the prime minister during the current week.
Ali Arshid Hakeem has been serving as Nadra Chairman since August 12, 2008. He is an officer from the 17th Commons Group and has worked at the Central Board of Revenue (currently the FBR). He has also worked at business process outsourcing operations and computerisation of land record and custom procedure automation.
According to sources, the prime minister will also consider the names of two grade-21 officers of the FBR to replace Mumtaz Haider Rizvi. Efforts are being made to make the appointment of the new FBR chairman purely on merit basis in order to meet the revenue targets.Mumtaz Haider Rizvi assumed the charge of the upgraded post of Member Customs (BS-22) with additional charge of Chairman of Federal Borad of Reveue this February.