KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified the promotion of 4,384 officials of Inland Revenue and Customs from Grade – 14 to Grade – 16 in pursuance of Prime Minister’s approval of upgradation on November 04.
However, the FBR said that those officials, who are facing disciplinary action, would have to wait for their upgradation till the finalization of disciplinary proceedings.


Sr. No.   Designation                                           From BPS           To BPS


1.         Inspector Customs/Sales Tax                        14                   16
2.         Inspector Inland Revenue                             14                   16
3.         Preventive Officer                                       14                   16
4.         Intelligence Officer                                      14                   16
5.         Examiner                                                    14                   16
6.         Appraiser                                                   15                    16
7.         Valuation Officer                                          15                    16
8.         Senior Intelligence Officer                              15                   16
9.         Inspector Preventive Service                          15                   16
10.       Deputy Superintendent (Customs/Sales Tax)      15                   16


Earlier, Prime Minister of Pakistan Raja Pervez Ashraf has approved the upgradation of FBR’s 4384 posts of BS-14 to Bs-16.
Chairman FBR Mr. Ali Arshad Hakeem had taken up this important but long outstanding issue with the Prime Minister, during his visit to the FBR Headquarters on October 4, 2012. The Chairman had presented the facts of the issue and the negative effects it was causing to the morale of the workers. After getting the verbal approval from the Prime Minister, the Chairman Ali Arshad Hakeem personally pursued the summary and finally got it approved from the Prime Minister.