Muhammad Asim Ahmad has been appointed as the Chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), the federal government announced on Wednesday.
Dr. Ashfaq Ahmed has stepped down by the new head of the FBR Muhammad Asim Ahmad. In addition, the Establishment Division issued a notification to this effect.
In a notification issued by the Establishment Division, it was announced that Mr. Asim Ahmad, a BS-21 officer of the Inland Revenue Service (IRS), had been selected as chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue under Section 10 of the Civil Servants Act, 1970 and that his appointment would be effective immediately and continue until further orders.
The approval of Asim Ahmad’s appointment as the new chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue by the federal cabinet, which met in Islamabad under Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.
Asim Ahmad works as a Grade 21 officer for the Federal Board of Revenue’s Inland Revenue Service (IRS). In his previous position, he served as Chairman of the FFBR from 9 April to 24 August 2021, when he was replaced by Dr. Ashfaq Ahmed.
He also had the added responsibility of being a member of the FBR’s information technology (IT) department.