Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqat removed from post￼
On April 16, the federal government removed Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Muhammad Hamza Shafqat from the post and he was ordered to report to the Establishment Division in Islamabad. The Establishment Division, in a notification, stated, “Mr. Hamza Shafqat, a BS-19 officer of Pakistan Administrative Service, presently posted as Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Capital Territory under interior division, is transferred and directed to report Establishment Division…”
On the other hand, the former Deputy Commissioner tweeted, “Transfer orders issued for Establishment Division. It was an honor working for Islamabad. Thank you.” Previously, Hamza Shafqat was appointed as the Deputy Commissioner of Islamabad in June 2018. However, he has now been replaced by Irfan Nawaz, a BS-19 officer of the Pakistan Administrative Service.