ECP appoints Umer Hameed as new secretary
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday appointed Grade-22 retired officer Uear Hameed as new secretary of the Election Commission of Pakistan, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
He has been appointed for two years.
The ECP has also appointed Zafar Iqbal, a retired grade-21 officer, as special secretary to the ECP.
Earlier, the ECP removed Dr Akhtar Nazeer from the ECP secretary post. According to a notification, Dr Akhtar Nazeer was directed to report to the Establishment Division with immediate effect.
Last year in May, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had appointed Akhtar Nazir as the Secretary ECP on a deputation basis to replace Zafar Iqbal Hussain who has been appointed as Special Secretary ECP.
Nazir is an officer of Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS) whose services had been surrendered by the federal government to the ECP on deputation. He was serving as Secretary Senate before his appointment at the ECP.
Prior to joining as Secretary ECP, he also served as Chief Secretary, Balochistan. He has also held leadership positions in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and the Federal Government.