Mr. Anisul Hassnain assumed charge of the Office of Banking Mohtasib (Ombudsman) on Monday, the March 18, 2013, in pursuance of Ministry of Finance notification dated March 14, 2013.
Earlier, he was administered Oath of Office of the Banking Ombudsman by the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan on March 14, 2013. Mr. Hassnain is the first Banking Mohtasib who has been administered Oath of Office under the newly promulgated Federal Ombudsmen Institutional Reforms Act, 2013.
Mr. Anisul Hassnain brings with him a rich experience of having served the Federal Government for more than 36 years in various Ministries and Departments, namely Commerce, Investment, National Harmony, Sports, Inter Provincial Coordination Divisions, and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). His judicial experience comprises serving, among other things, as Commissioner (Appeals) and Member, Income Tax Appellate Tribunal.