KARACHI: Pakistan Customs is going to be short of staff as 59 officials including principal appraisers, appraisers, superintendents and other staff are going to retire in the year 2017.
The officials who are retiring in 2017 include 12 principal appraisers namely Abdullah Dombki S/o Haji Ilahi Bux Dombki, Shyam Lal S/o Hakmat Rai Wadwani, Muhammad Sahib Qiranuddin Khan S/o M. Salmanuddin Khan, lqbal Hussain S/o Anwar Hussain, Azim Khan S/o Zarya Khan, Sikandar All Junejo S/o Muhammad Pinyal junejo, Syed Abdul Hafeez S/o S. Abbas Hussain, Riaz-ur-Rehrnan Sehto S/o Haji Qurban Ali Sehto, Mehtab Ahmad S/o Muhammad Ahmed, Masood-ul-Hassan S/o Muhammad Zaheer Barq, Syed Javed Ahsan S/o Syed Ahsan Bari and Zahid Pervaiz S/o Muhammad Shaft.
The Appraisers retiring in the year 2017 include Syed Zamir Akram S/o Syed Muhammad Akram, Sajjad Asghar Bukhari S/o Saeed Asghar Bukhari S.M Tayyab S/o S. Haseen Ahmed, Abrar Hussain Shah S/o Fida Hussain Shah, Abdul Latif S/o Noor Ahmad, Syed Muhammad Ilyas S/o Sved Masood Ahmad, Raziuddin S/o M. Rafiuddin, Javed Sarwar S/o Muhammad Samar, M. Muzammil Haq S/o Abdul Latif, S.M. Wasi S/o S. Wasi Ahmed, Syed Ghayasuddin S/o S. Nizamuddin, M. Farooq Khan S/o Muhammad Ishaq Khan, Syed Asif Rasheed S/o Syed Rasheed Ahmad, Muhammad Obaid Ullah S/o M. Faizullah, M. Khalid Kamal S/o Abdul Wahab, Khalid Jameel S/o Muhammad Zaheer, Qasim Ahmed S/o Qadir Ahmad, Zulfiquar All Sheikh S/o Nadir Ali Shaikh, S.M. Sohail S/o Syed Ali Hussain, A. Rehman Khan Rehmani S/o A. Jalil Khan Rehmani, Waqar Ahmad S/o Malik Jan, S.M. Wasim Kazmi S/o S.M. Shamim Kazmi, Khan Muhammad Kerio S/o Haji Noor Muhammad Kerio, Allah Din Paracha S/o Rahim Bux Paracha and M. Ikram Khan S/o Ahmed Saeed Khan.
Other officials retiring include office superintendent Syed Sabir Ashraf S/o S. Makhdoom Ashraf; deputy superintendent Naseer Ahmed Wahidy S/o Mansoor Ahmad Wahidi; UDCs Khalid Pervaiz S/o Habibullah Khan and Nazir Ahmed S/o Abdul Hamid Khan; record suppliers M. Sharfuddin Khan Afridi S/o M.M. Khan Afridi, Ghamkhar Hussain S/o Hassan Muhammad, Aminuddin S/o Moinuddin; lab attendants Syed Husnain Azam S/o S. Mohiuddin, Muhammad Irfan Hashmi S/o Muhammad Younus.
Sepoys retiring in 2017 include Rehamanuddin S/o Hukman ud Din, Shahid Saeed S/o Saeed Ahmad, Muhammad Nizamuddin S/o Abdul Latif, Behram Khan S/o Zarawar Khan, Abdul Qayyum S/o Muhammad Shafi, Mukhtar Ahmed S/o Ali Asghar, Abdul Anis S/o Abdul latif, Aftab Aimed Abbasi S/o Abdullah Khan, Allah Bux S/o Muhammad Yahya, Sadiq Ali S/o Ali Zaman, Muhammad Saleem Tariq S/o Muhammad yasin Khan, Najamuddin S/o Amaluddin and Habib ur Rehman S/o Abdul Rehman.
In a couple of years, the existing strength of the Customs would be left just 30 percent of the existing strength, which would seriously affect the performance and operations of the department.