Chief Secretary Punjab Kamran Ali Afzal has been replaced by the federal government while IG Punjab Faisal Shahkar has also stepped down from his post.
Abdullah Khan Sumbal has been appointed as the Chief Secretary In Punjab and the Establishment Division has also issued a formal notification in this regard.
Abdullah Khan Sumbal belongs to the 23rd Common of the Pakistan Administrative Service, with vast experience in the fields of finance and administration. Apart from serving in important positions in various departments, Abdullah Khan Sumbal has also served as Additional Chief Secretary, Secretary of Finance and Commissioner of Lahore.
The new Chief Secretary Punjab Abdullah Khan Sumbal was also posted as Secretary of Higher Education, Secretary Information and Commissioner Sahiwal.
On the other hand, IG Punjab Faisal Shahkar has also stepped down from the charge of his post after which he will take charge of the Police as an advisor to the United Nations.
A report has been sent to the Secretary Services regarding the relinquishment of charge by the IG Police after which Ghulam Rasool Zahid has been given the charge of acting IG Punjab.