ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Tariq Mahmood Pasha, a BS-22 officer of Inland Revenue Services, has assumed the charge of the post of Secretary Revenue Division and Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) with effect from July 4, 2017.
The FBR has issued notifications in this regard in pursuance of Establishment Division’s Notification No12/4/2014-E-I dated July 3, 2017.
Before his appointment as FBR chairman, Pasha has served as Special Assistant to Finance Minister, Secretary Economic Affairs Division and Secretary Statistics Division.
Pasha replaced Dr Muhammad Irshad who retired in April this year and was given extension till June 30 due to the budget exercise.
Tariq Mehmood Pasha is the fourth FBR chairman appointed during the tenure of the present Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government.
His appointment was highly anticipated due to his close proximity with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.