General elections 2018: ECP allows reshuffling of bureaucracy


ISLAMABAD, JUN 20 (DNA) – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has granted permission to interim set up to reshuffle Punjab’s bureaucracy ahead of general elections 2018. The electoral body has allowed federal government to seek services of as much as 18 senior police officials of Punjab Police.

Apart from Punjab’s advocate general, 10 assistant advocate generals have also been removed from their posts.

Likewise, ECP has also approved to transfer Punjab’s 34 secretaries, 35 deputy commissioners and 77 IGs, SSPs, SPs and additional SPs of police.

ECP has also allowed to transfer Balochistan’s secretaries, six commissioners and 33 deputy commissioners.

The electoral body has also Sindh’s interim set up to make transfers and changes in bureaucracy. Following ECP’s orders, Sindh caretaker set up has changed 14 secretaries, two IGs and several SSPs.

The reshuffle is aimed at ensuring transparent and unbiased general elections 2018.