Finance Secretary of Pakistan

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Finance Secretary of Pakistan
State emblem of Pakistan.svg
Reports toFinance Minister of Pakistan
AppointerPrime Minister of Pakistan
First holderSir Victor Turner
WebsiteMinistry of Finance

The Finance Secretary of Pakistan is the Federal Secretary for the Finance Division of the Ministry of Finance. The Finance Secretary is one of the most powerful bureaucrats in the country. Being the boss of the Finance Division, the Secretary plays an important part in shaping the country's economic and financial policies.[1] The position holder is a BPS-22 grade officer, usually belonging to the Pakistan Administrative Service.[2][3] The Finance Secretary is assisted by six Additional Secretaries of grade 21, the most number of deputies any Secretary has in the federal government, due to the enormous amount of workload.[4][5][6][7][8]

List of Secretaries[edit]

No. Name of Secretary Entered office Left office
1 Sir Victor Turner 14 August 1947 1 February 1950
2 Abdul Qadir 2 February 1950 25 February 1952
3 Mumtaz Hasan 25 February 1952 1 November 1958
4 Hafiz Abdul Majid 1 November 1958 29 July 1960
5 Mohammed Ayub 29 July 1960 19 June 1961
6 Mumtaz Mirza 19 June 1961 6 March 1963
7 Mirza Muzaffar Ahmad 6 March 1963 30 May 1966
8 Ghulam Ishaq Khan 31 May 1966 8 September 1970
9 Aftab Ghulam Nabi Kazi 8 September 1970 20 August 1973
10 Abdur Rauf Shaikh 20 August 1973 6 October 1977
11 Aftab Ahmad Khan 9 October 1977 1 August 1979
12 Habibullah Baig 1 August 1979 7 June 1987
13 Izharul Haq 8 June 1987 14 August 1988
14 Saeed Ahmad Qureshi 15 August 1988 21 January 1989
15 R.A. Akhund 22 January 1989 August 1990
16 Saeed Ahmad Qureshi September 1990 31 July 1991
17 Qazi Alimullah 1 August 1991 24 September 1992
18 Khalid Javed 25 September 1992 24 April 1993
19 Qazi Alimullah 28 October 1993 30 June 1994
20 Javed Talat 30 June 1994 1 March 1996
21 Mian Tayeb Hasan 1 March 1996 31 October 1996
22 Chaudhry Mueen Afzal 1 November 1996 5 November 1998
23 Khalid Javed 5 November 1998 21 October 1999
24 Muhammad Younis Khan 22 October 1999 July 2002
25 Nawid Ahsan July 2002 January 2006
26 Tanwir Ali Agha January 2006 July 2007
27 Ahmad Waqar 20 July 2007 8 January 2008
28 Dr. Waqar Masood Khan 9 January 2008 2 May 2008
29 Farrukh Qayyum 3 May 2008 1 September 2008
30 Dr. Waqar Masood Khan 2 September 2008 3 February 2009
31 Salman Siddiq 4 February 2009 20 December 2010
32 Dr. Waqar Masood Khan 21 December 2010 11 February 2012
33 Abdul Wajid Rana 12 February 2012 April 2013
34 Dr. Waqar Masood Khan April 2013 20 January 2017
35 Tariq Bajwa 3 February 2017 17 June 2017
36 Shahid Mahmood 17 June 2017 5 January 2018
37 Arif Ahmed Khan 10 January 2018 21 March 2019
38 Mohammad Younus Dagha 22 March 2019 23 May 2019
39 Naveed Kamran Baloch 23 May 2019

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rana, Shahbaz (2 February 2017). "Finance secretary's hiring delayed as lobbying in full swing". The Express Tribune. Pakistan. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Shahid Mehmood becomes new finance secretary – The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune.
  3. ^ "Bureaucratic reshuffle: Waqar Masood appointed finance secretary again – The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune.
  4. ^ "- Ministry of Finance – Government of Pakistan -". Finance.gov.pk.
  5. ^ "Many names under consideration for finance secretary's post". The News International.
  6. ^ "Waqar Masood to lead finance ministry again – The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune.
  7. ^ "Arif Ahmed Khan appointed as finance secretary – Pakistan Today". Pakistan Today.
  8. ^ Sherani, Tahir (23 May 2019). "Naveed Kamran Baloch appointed secretary finance". DAWN.COM.

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