he Federal capital is a distinct constituent unit of the State, under Article 1 of Constitution of Pakistan. After amendment in Order No. 18 of 1980, the President conferred executive authority of Federation to an Administrator for Islamabad Capital Territory, later designated as a Chief Commissioner.
Chief Commissioner is mandated to perform various administrative functions through its various Directorates and exercises the powers of Provincial Government under various laws to the extent of Islamabad Capital Territory. Furthermore, a Deputy Commissioner is appointed to address day-to-day administrative affairs of the district.
Following is the list of directorates under Chief Commissioner Office:
  • Director Administration (Director Administration) – is required to ensure the development and maintenance of the organization charters and implement actions on the administrative policies and regulations.
  • Director Development and Finance (Director of Development/Finance) – in accordance with the Federal Government, matters pertained to finance, annual budgets, audits of organizations etc. are looked after and consigned under the rubrics of business.
  • Director of Project Industries and Labour – main aim is to look after the improvisation, quality and enhancement of industries through agriculture and labor.
  • Director of Agriculture Extension Services – Enhancement of agriculture produce in Islamabad, and administration of agriculture produce market.
These Directors are further assisted by Deputy Director(s).

Zulfiqar Haider

Current Chief Commissioner, Islamabad