Captain (Retd) Zahid Syed will be replacing Khizer Hayat as the new Chief Secretary.

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Chief Secretary Punjab Khizer Hayat was replaced Friday on the request of Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif. Hayat has now been designated as Federal Secretary for Industries. Captain (Retd) Zahid Syed will be replacing Hayat as the new Chief Secretary.

According to the details, Syed had been working at Grade 22 as Senior Member Board of Revenue Punjab. Syed is linked to Pakistan Civil Services’ 13 Common Groups.

The work of computerization of land records in Punjab was also completed during his tenure. Prior to this, he served as Commissioner Rawalpindi. It was during his term that the Metro Bus’s track was completed in Rawalpindi. Syed was also awarded a presidential award for completing Rawalpindi’s Metro Bus project before the deadline.

The new Chief Minister has also served as Secretary Excise and Taxation in Punjab. He also served as Deputy Commissioner Hyderabad.

Syed has close relations with Punjab CM due to his achievement while performing his duties.