Javaid Jehangir take oath as 20th Auditor General of Pakistan on Yesterday

By   August 18, 2017

Heartiest Congratulations to Mr. Javaid Jehangir
appointing as AGP by All Pakistan Audit & Accounts Employees

ISLAMABAD –  Javaid Jehangir, a retired BPS-22 officer of Pakistan Audit & Accounts Service, has been appointed Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP). According to a notification issued by the Finance Division here Tuesday, the President of Pakistan appointed Javaid as AGP.

17-Aug-2017 Islamabad:: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, on Thursday, administered the oath of the office to Javaid Jehangir as auditor general of Pakistan (AGP) at the Supreme Court. Arbab Muhammad Arif, the registrar, conducted the proceedings of oath taking ceremony. Officers of Auditor General Office and Supreme Court of Pakistan also attended the ceremony.


He will take oath as 20th Auditor General of Pakistan, however, time in this regard has not yet been finalized as it depends on the availability of Chief Justice of Pakistan, official sources confirmed.

Javaid Jehangir is an experienced and professional officer of Pakistan Audit & Accounts Service. He has served the country for more than 35 years and remained posted as an Additional Auditor General of Pakistan, Deputy Auditor General of Pakistan, Member Finance CDA, and various other positions during his career.

The government had intentionally kept the post vacant as it wanted to appoint its loyalist former finance secretary Tariq Bajwa after his retirement in June this year. However, Bajwa had to be appointed as State Bank governor after the rupee nosedived in a single day in June.

It is pertinent to mention here that the AGP post had fallen vacant in April this year after the retirement of Rana Assad Amin. Since then the affairs of the AGP office were run through an acting AGP.

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