Federal Government Agency
The Federal Investigation Agency is a border control, criminal investigation, counter-intelligence and security agency under the control of the Interior Secretary of Pakistan, tasked with investigative jurisdiction on undertaking operations against terrorism, espionage, federal crimes, smuggling as well as infringement and other specific crimes. Codified under the Constitution of Pakistan in 1974, the institution functions under the Ministry of Interior (MoI). The FIA also undertakes international operations with the close co-operation and co-ordination of Interpol. Headquartered in Islamabad, the agency has various branch and field offices located in all major cities throughout Pakistan. More than 39 international offices, designated as \\\"Immigration Wing\\\", exist in Pakistan embassies and consulates-general worldwide. Its executive figure is appointed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan. The current Director-General (DG FIA) is Wajid Zia, a PSP officer, appointed in December 2019.