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PM Approved Removal of Zafar Gondal from Service

Islamabad (August 12, 2017): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved dismissal of former EOBI chairman Zafar Gondal from service.

A spokesman of Prime Minister House said that the Prime Minister okayed the dismissal of Gondal from service. The spokesman said that Gondal was removed from service on recommendation of departmental inquiry.

The premier, after reviewing the reports suggesting that the charges and allegations against Zafar Gondal were proved approved the recommendation of the committee which proposed dismissal of Gondal from Service.

Gondal was a BPS-20 Officer of Audit and Accounts Groups and has also served as Chairman EOBI.

The dismissal was sought by the officer who put forth his recommendations on 4th January 2017 after reviewing the overall case against the Gondal, who inflicted heavy loss during his tenure as chairman ‘Employees’ Old-Age Benefits Institution’.

‘The documentary evidence against Zafar Iqbal Gondal is so clear and compelling that the Inquiry Officer is completely justified in concluding that the charges against him stand fully proved’ the notification said.

The inquiry officer also concluded that Gondal resorted to delaying tactics during the trial including seeking open-ended adjournments; not responding to the statement of allegations and charge sheet despite having received and acknowledged these documents.

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