Abdul Salik Khan appointed as Chairman BPSC
CM Jam Kamal Khan had recommended the name of Mr. Khan
Pakistan’s former ambassador to Indonesia, Abdul Salak Khan has been appointed as the Chairman Balochistan Public Service Commission (BPSC). Sources in chief minister’s secretariat confirmed to the daily Quetta Voice that Mr. Khan’s name was recommended by Jam Kamal Khan, the Chief Minister Balochistan.
Mr. Khan has been appointed as the Chairman BPSC for a term of five years, a notification issued by the chief secretary’s office said. Salik Khan has recently served as a special foreign secretary from the 19th of May to the 27th of May 2020.
Mr. Khan served as Pakistan’s ambassador to Indonesia from the 16th of July 2018 to May 2020. He remained Pakistan’s ambassador to Kazakhstan from February 2015 to July 2018 and the Consul General of Pakistan at Jeddah in Saudi Arabia from 2010 to 2012.
Salik Khan has served as the first secretary, Embassy of Pakistan in Germany from 1997 to 2000 and served in various countries during his diplomatic career. He was considered to be one of the dynamic diplomats from Pakistan serving in various countries of the globe.
Salik Khan has passed his matriculation from Technical High School Quetta and got initial education in Quetta city. His appointment as chairman BPSC has been hailed by people belonging to various walks of life since he is famous for his principled stance with regard to ensuring merit in appointments of officers in Balochistan.
Mr. Khan’s predecessor Justice (R) Kailash Noth Kohli had established the integrity of BPSC and restored the confidence of candidates in terms of appointments in the province.