Karachi, January 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardari today administered oath to Malik Asif Hayat as Chairman Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) during a ceremony held at Bilawal House, Karachi.
Malik Asif Hayat, a retired BS-22 officer, was appointed as Chairman FPSC, a position that fell vacant on 14.12.2012, on completion of tenure of Justice (Retd) Rana Baghwandas—in view of his varied and rich experience as a Civil Servant on the Federal Government, Provincial Government of Punjab, NWFP, Balochistan and Government of AJ and K in main Secretariat as well as attached departments/field offices.
Malik Asif Hayat has to his credit a varied experience of military, police and civil service. Before joining Police service in 1975, he served in Pakistan Army as Major. After superannuation, he remained re-employed as Secretary to the President, President’s Secretariat (Public), Islamabad. Previously, he remained posted as Secretary, Labour and Manpower Division; Secretary Railways Division; Additional Secretary Prime Minister’s Secretariat; Inspector General of Police Punjab; Director General, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Islamabad; Inspector General of Police, Government of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir; Deputy Inspector General (Crimes), Government of the Punjab Lahore; Deputy Inspector General, Pakistan Railways Police, Lahore; Deputy Inspector General Police, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa (NWFP), Deputy Director and Joint Director Intelligence Bureau, Islamabad. He also served as Counsellor, Embassy of Pakistan, Abu Dhabi.
Malik Asif Hayat was also awarded civil award of Hilal-i-Imtiaz in recognition of his services for combating terrorism.
The oath-taking ceremony was attended by Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ibad Khan, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Speaker Sindh Assembly Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Deputy Speaker Mrs. Syeda Shehla Raza, Federal Ministers Mr. A. Rehman Malik, Ch. Ahmed Mukhtar and Mr. Farooq H. Naek, Provincial Ministers Pir Mazh-ul-Haq, Agha Siraj Durrani, Mr. Sharjeel Memon, Mr. Ayaz Soomro and Syed Murad Ali Shah, Spokesperson to the President, Senator Farhatullah Babar and others.
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