AD Khawaja to command National Police Academy
According to the notification, the Grade 22 officer is transferred and posted to NPA as commandant with effect from August 13.
He is known for implementing the National Action Plan and Karachi operation as Inspector General of Sindh Police. He has served as SSP in various districts of Sindh and worked in Karachi as DIG in districts South and East. He rendered his services in Intelligence Bureau (IB) as a joint director.
He was also posted as DIG for telecommunication and director for Sindh’s anti-corruption department. Khawaja also worked as personal staff officer for two chief ministers – Syed Muzaffar Hussain and Syed Abdullah Ali Shah.
Khawaja was appointed to the position of IGP Sindh in March 2016 and served as the provincial top cop till June 2018. In September 2018, Prime Minister Imran Khan appointed Khawaja the National Highways & Motorway Police inspector general.
In February 2020, Khawaja earned the rare honour for a police officer to head a federal ministry when he was posted as Federal Secretary for Narcotics Control, an office he held for seven months. In September 2020, Khawaja was appointed as the Karachi Member of the Secretariat of the Federal Ombudsman.