Cabinet Secretary (Pakistan)

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Cabinet Secretary of Pakistan
‎معتمدِ کابینہ پاکستان
Kamran Ali Afzal
Reports toPrime Minister of Pakistan
AppointerPrime Minister of Pakistan
WebsiteCabinet Division

The cabinet secretary of Pakistan (Urdu: ‎معتمدِ کابینہ پاکستان) is the federal secretary to the Cabinet of Pakistan. The Cabinet secretary serves as the administrative head of the Cabinet Division, providing policy advice to the prime minister and Cabinet. Usually the senior-most BPS-22 grade officer of the Pakistan Administrative Service is appointed to this post.

Officeholders being the senior-most civil servants of the country head the secretaries' committee and have direct say in the transfers, postings and promotions of unmatched civil servants in BPS 20, BPS 21 and BPS 22. During meetings of the federal cabinet, the Cabinet secretary sits on the right-hand side of the Prime Minister.[1][2] [3][4]

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  2. ^ Khawar Ghumman (2 March 2012). "Cold War' Between Two Top Secretaries". Dawn. Archived from the original on 28 March 2018. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  3. ^ "PM Appoints New Cabinet Division, Establishment Secretaries". Samaa. Associated Press of Pakistan. 2 March 2016. Archived from the original on 12 July 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Home Page". Archived from the original on 23 January 2022. Retrieved 1 February 2022.