Ansar Javed assumes charge of Chairman FBR

Ansar Javed, chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue, assumed his charge on Wednesday and cancelled leaves of all staff for achieving the revenue target.

Earlier on Wednesday, Interim Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso had appointed Ansar Javed as chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue. Javed belongs to Income Tax Group and is a grade-22 officer.

Interim PM Khoso received names of Ansar Javed, Shahid Rahim Sheikh and Abdul Samad for the slot. However, the prime minister approved the name of Unsar Javed.

Before his appointment, Javed was serving as Director General Training in Lahore, On Tuesday, the Islamabad High Court had declared void the appointment of previous chairman FBR Ali Arshad Hakim.