Federal govnt removes Mushtaq Sukhera as federal tax ombudsman

ISLAMABAD: The federal government Thursday removed federal tax ombudsman, Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera, by withdrawing the official notification for his appointment.
Former Inspector-General of Police (IGP) in Punjab, Mushtaq Sukhera was appointed the federal tax ombudsman in August 2017 by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government.
The notification “regarding appointment of Mr Muhstaq Ahmed Sukhera (Retd-PSP/BS-22) as the Federal Tax Ombudsman is hereby withdrawn ab initio”, read the official notification from the Ministry of Law and Justice.
According to reports, the government is likely to appoint Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Hussain Khokhar, a former judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, as the federal tax ombudsman.


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