Mr. Sikandar Sultan Raja has been educated in the most prestigious institutions of the country. He did his Matric and FSc. from Cadet College Hassan Abdal and then graduated from King Edward Medical College Lahore with a degree in medicine. He got inducted into the civil services (DMG/PAS) through FPSC in 1987 and belongs to the 15th Common Training Program (15th CTP). After completing training from Civil Services Academy, was posted as Assistant Commissioner, Islamabad in 1989. He served on many key positions such as Deputy Commissioner, Islamabad, Director General Excise and Taxation Punjab, Secretary of Communication & Works, Services and General Administration, Local Government and Community Development Departments in Punjab. He introduced various reforms for the benefit of the general public while serving as Director General Immigration and Passport in the Federal Government. He earned much praise for his efforts to curb corruption and ensure good governance in Gilgit Baltistan as Chief Secretary. He ensured holding of peaceful, free and fair elections in AJK in his position as Chief Secretary in 2016.
He joined the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources in April 2017 as Federal Secretary. He also served as Chairman PARCO and has been sitting on the boards of the Sui Northern Gas Company Limited (SNGPL), Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL), Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL), Pak-Arab Refinery Limited (PARCO) and Pakistan LNG Ltd. He joined as Secretary/Chairman Railways on 26th November, 2018.
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