Associated Press Service
The President of Pakistan Mr. Arif Alvi awarded the Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Muhammad Hamza Shafqaat with the High Performance Award for his outstanding work and appreciated his services. Information Minister Shibli Faraz also seen in the picture .
Muhammad Hamza Shafqaat born 25 November 1981) is a Pakistani civil servant who serves in BPS-19 grade as the current Deputy Commissioner Islamabad. He is an officer of Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS).
Hamza Shafqaat was born to Chaudhry Shafqaat Ahmed on November 25, 1981. He studied at Cadet College Hasan Abdal. He is alumnus of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI) from where he graduated with a degree in computer engineering. He holds MPhil in public policy from National Defence University (NDU) Islamabad. Hamza Shafqaat started his schooling at Toddler’s academy Lahore & eventually did his O levels and Fsc from Cadet College Hassan Abdal. He did Bachelors in Computer Science Engineering from GIKI. Later on he did Masters in Public policy/Public administration from NDU. He is married to Pawan Bilour and they have two children. He has also done two courses on wastewater management and innovation in public service.
Hamza Shafqaat qualified Central Superior Services exam in 2005. He got 38th position in Pakistan and was allocated to District Management Group (now Pakistan Administrative Service). He joined Pakistan Administrative Service on June 29, 2006. After successful completion of training at Civil Services Academy Lahore, he was posted in Sindh where he served for three years as assistant commissioner in Larkana, Sukkur and Ghotki. He has also served as additional deputy commissioner Islamabad, director Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation, deputy secretary Establishment Division during his career in civil service. He was posted as deputy commissioner Islamabad in July 2018.