KARACHI: The Board in Council was held on 23rd July to recognize the outstanding services of Dr Arslan Subuctageen, Member legal and accounting- Customs FBR .

It was attended by Chairman, Member Customs (ops) M IRS (ops), M IRA (policy) M Admin, M Legal, MS&RS, M HRM, M IT, M FATE, and all other members along with Chief  Admin, Chief IRS Management, Chief Legal Customs and SA to Chairman.

Shield presented by Chairman while Bouquets were presented by Mr Tariq Huda, Hafiz Muhammad Inder , Mr Ashfaq and Mr Sarfaraz Warraich, in recognition of  Dr Arslan’s outstanding career in Customs service and every participant spoke  about him and his performance and contribution towards the department .

At the end Chairman praised his services and then Dr Arslan spoke and concluded by expressing his gratitude to the Board chairman and all Members.

Dr Arslan attained superannuation from service on July 22, 2020. He served the government for 34 years, 4 years in Punjab Government and 30 years in Pakistan Customs.

A senior BS-21 officer of Pakistan Customs Service (18 th CTP), served till 22nd July 2020, as Member Customs (Legal & Accounting), Federal Board of Revenue, DG CPEC (Customs) and DG Intellectual Property Rights (Enforcement).

Throughout a career of thirty-four years in the Civil Service of Pakistan, Subuctageen has been posted at almost all senior field and policy related positions at FBR with a 100% achievement record; accumulating vast administrative experience spanning over three decades.

His most recent responsibilities included managing and monitoring all litigation pertaining to Pakistan Customs before the Supreme Court, High courts, Federal Tax Ombudsman, Special Judge Customs and all other legal forums etc.

Member Accounting responsibilities included convening Departmental Accounts Committees for settlement of Audit paras, representing Customs service at the Public Accounts Committee and ensuring implementation of its directives.