LDA’s ex-DG Ahad Cheema promoted to grade 20

  • Government promotes 17 police officers to grade 21; 33 other PSP officers to grade 20

Two days after the arrest of the former director general of Lahore Development Authority (LDA), Ahad Cheema, by the anti-graft bureau of the country, the Establishment Division has promoted him to grade-20 with an immediate effect.

According to a notification issued on Thursday, the officer will remain at the disposal of the Punjab government until further orders.

Earlier in the day, an accountability court handed over to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on an 11-day physical remand.

On Tuesday, Ahad Cheema was arrested over the allegations of corruption in the Ashiana Housing Scheme after he refused to comply with the NAB’s directives.

Furthermore, the government also promoted 17 Police Service of Pakistan (PSP) officers to grade 21.

Shahid Hayat and Dr Ameer Ahmed Shaikh were promoted to the rank of additional IG. Others promoted to the rank of additional IG are Ghulam Nabi Memon and Najam Mirza.

Meanwhile, 33 other PSP officers were promoted to grade 20. The officers included Asim Qaimkhani, Naeem Sheikh and Javed Akbar Riaz, who were promoted to the rank of deputy inspector general.

Others promoted to the rank of DIG are Ahmed Yar Chohan, Javed Mehr and Javed Jiskani, whereas, the services of two DIGs were transferred,

DIG Ghulam Sarwar Jamali and Akram Naeem Bharoka were transferred, with Jamali being posted at ANF while Bharoka was transferred to the National Police Foundation.


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