Who is Dr Suleman Khan?: The new DG Intelligence Bureau Pakistan

Who is Dr Suleman Khan?: The new DG Intelligence Bureau Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - Dr Muhammad Suleman Khan, a senior police officer who was promoted by premier Abbasi to BPS-22 last week, would hold the IB's top office from now.

“Dr Suleman Khan, a BS-22 officer of the Police Service of Pakistan, who is serving in the Intelligence Bureau, is promoted to BPS-22 in that service with immediate effect. On promotion the officer is transferred and posted as IB DG till the further order.

He was currently serving as the Joint Director General IB and looking after intelligence affairs of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. During his stay in the IB, he got arrested over 1,000 jet black terrorists and criminals with head money, they added.

Important cases resolved in his career here at the IB, namely attacks on the Peshawar Judicial Complex, attack on Islamabad district courts, Wagah border blast and Peshawar Meena Bazaar blast, which involved dozens of foreign terrorists.

Mr Khan has developed his authority over an international proscribed organisation.

“He reported on Daesh regional networks before anybody even knew its presence in Pakistan.

Mr Khan also has been involved in successful operations against Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, 313 Brigade, Jamaatul Ahrar and al-Qaeda in the country.

As the senior-most police officer he has been extending cooperation to the Counter Terrorism Department and security forces as CCPO Peshawar, DIG Mardan and Hazara in KP.

Senior IB officials further said that the new DG also served in the FIA and perhaps he was the pioneer of the CTD in the KP province. It’s also said that he has no political alignment. “That’s a good decision. He’s an outstanding officer having astounding successes in CT field. He is completely dedicated to his job, no political alignment, thorough professional. It’s hoped he takes the IB to the next level of modernisation and efficiency.

He uses most modern tools very effectively for collection of CT intelligence. He established IB-CTD liaison which provided excellent results in counter terrorism drive,”