Asad Rehman Gilani takes charge as Chairman NADRA

Asad Rehman Gilani takes charge as Chairman NADRA

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Asad Rehman Gilani takes charge as Chairman NADRA:  Asad Rehman Gilani has assumed charge as Chairman National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) here at NADRA Headquarters, Islamabad on Friday, stated a press release issued by NADRA.

During his first day at the office, he visited different departments and instructed NADRA personnel to perform their duties efficiently and ensure uninterrupted services to the public.

Chairman NADRA expressed his determination to continue efforts to improve the provision of NADRA services and visit the NADRA Regional Head Offices to review the operational activities.

He directed the heads of all departments of NADRA to clear the backlog of ID Card printing over the weekend.

According to a website the newly appointed chairman of NADRA is a public policy practitioner with 26 years working for the Government of Pakistan, Mr. Asad Rehman Gilani is a permanent civil servant and an officer in the Pakistan Administrative Service. He joined the service in 1996 and has experience of multiple sectors and jurisdictions. He has served in provincial governments of Balochistan, Punjab and in the Federal Government. He has been involved in running of the Transport, Environment, Housing, Food and Agriculture Departments in Punjab. He remained the Secretary of the Home, Law, Prosecution the Local Government Department in Balochistan. He remained the Deputy Commissioner of Sheikhupura District and Commissioner of Zhob Division. His longest stint of 4 years was at the Energy Department in Punjab where he led the initiative to add about 10,000 MW to the national grid to rid the country of electricity outages. At the Agriculture department one of the projects that he championed was curbing the practice of crop residue burning through mechanization of residue removal, the website further stated.


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