Hassan Baig, Senior Joint Secretary /Additional Secretary (BS-21) has assumed the charge of Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). He will be discharging his duties as CAA DG in addition to his own responsibilities in the Aviation Division.
Prior to joining the Aviation Division, Mr. Baig was serving as the Additional Secretary Ministry of Kashmir Affairs & Gilgit Baltistan.
Hassan Baig did his MPhil in Economics from Quaid-e-Azam University. His appointment as Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority comes in after his predecessor Air Marshal (Retd) Asim Suleman was terminated from his post, following widespread protests him in the CAA. The government decided to terminate his services on March 1st this year.
Mr Baig has served at various top positions in civil services of Pakistan including Assistant Commissioner Income Tax, Deputy Secretary Projects Establishment Division , Executive District Officer ( Community Development)/Finance Rawalpindi, Deputy Secretary FIA Ministry of Interior, Community welfare Attache Libya, Joint secretary Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis, Additional Chief secretary Azad Jammu and Kashmir Government, Joint Secretary Aviation, Joint Secretary Science & Technology , as well as DG Pakistan HALAL Authority.