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Govt appoints new IG Islamabad

Akbar Nasir Khan, a BS-20 officer, has been appointed as IG Islamabad

May 21, 2022
Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IG) Akbar Nasir Khan. Photo: Twitter/ @akbarnasirkhan
Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IG) Akbar Nasir Khan. Photo: Twitter/ @akbarnasirkhan

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Saturday appointed Akbar Nasir Khan as the new police chief of the capital city.

Muhammad Ahsan Younas, who was given the task to curb crime in Islamabad by the PTI government in December 2021, has been transferred to Punjab.

“Muhammad Ahsan Younas, a BS-20 officer of Police Service of Pakistan (PSP), presently serving as Inspector General, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Police, under Interior Division, is transferred and his services are placed at the disposal of the Government of Punjab, with immediate effect and until further orders,” a notification issued by the Establishment Division read.

Meanwhile, Akbar Nasir Khan, a BS-20 officer of the PSP, presently serving in the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA), has been appointed as IG Islamabad, read a separate notification.

“Akbar Nasir Khan, a BS-20 officer of the Police Service of Pakistan, presently serving in the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA), is transferred and posted as Inspector General, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Police, under Interior Division, under Section 10 of the Civil Servants Act, 1973, with immediate effect and until further orders,” read the notification.