Decision has been taken to appoint Secretary to President Major (r) Asif Hayat as new chairman of the Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC). Former FPSC chairman Justice (r) Rana Bhagwan Das retired from his post on Friday. Source said Hayat, a retired police group official, has resigned as secretary to president to take charge of his new office. The notification of Hayat’s appointment is likely to be issued within next 48 hours. Major (r) Asif Hayat had served as inspector general of police and federal secretary. Following his retirement, he was appointed the secretary to the president.