Punjab police chief Javed Iqbal named new FIA DG

Current FIA head Tahsin Anwar Ali Shah to take over as National Police Bureau chief.


Our Correspondent February 17, 2012

LAHORE: Federal Investigation Agency Director-General Tahsin Anwar Ali Shah has been posted as the DG of the National Police Bureau, the establishment division said on Friday.

Javed Iqbal, inspector-general of Punjab Police, has replaced Shah as the new FIA DG. Punjab Constabulary Commandant Haji Habibur Rehman has been posted in place of Iqbal.

Shah takes over as the NPB DG from Tahir Arif, who retired on February 12 after serving a month at the post since January 9, when he was promoted to BPS-22 and transferred from the Intelligence Bureau headquarters in Islamabad. Currently, Mahmud Alam Mahsud is working as NPB acting DG.

Rehman will serve as Punjab IGP till January 2, 2013, sources said. Shah will be retiring on March 15 while Iqbal will retire in August 2013.

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