Cabinet decides to remove JUI-F chief’s brother as Afghan refugees commissioner


PESHAWAR: The federal cabinet on Monday approved the removal of Ziaur Rehman, the younger brother of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, as Afghan refugees commissioner.

The cabinet has also approved a probe into Rehman’s appointment as the Afghan refugees commissioner without belonging to any cadre of the civil service.

Mohammad Shehzad Arbab, adviser to PM for establishment, has been ordered to prepare an investigation report on the matter.

The report will determine how and why Zia was inducted in the Provincial Management Service (PMS).

Zia was appointed Afghan refugees commissioner in 2016.