LAHORE: Lahore Deputy Commissioner (DC) Danish Afzal has been transferred and Mudassir Riaz has been appointed in his place.
On becoming a competent officer, Afzal was appointed Punjab Small Industries Corporation MD. He also worked on the additional charge of commissioner of Lahore Division on the third change of commissioner. The Services and General Administration Department also issued a notification in this regard.
The newly-appointed Lahore DC Riaz said that according to the orders of Chief Minister Usman Bazdar, Lahore will see improvement. “Improving Lahore’s problems will be my first priority. Work on development schemes in Lahore will be completed on time. The doors of my office will be open to all inquirers. We will focus on improving the sanitation system in Lahore,” he said.
It is pertinent to mention here that Riaz, a BS-19 officer, belongs to the 33rd Common of the Pakistan Administrative Services Group. He has also been commissioner of DG Khan, special secretary home of Punjab, deputy commissioner of Jhang and Multan in the past. Riaz was serving as Punjab Small Industries Corporation MD. The chief minister had interviewed some officers for the slot a few days ago after which it was decided to appoint Riaz as the new DC.