MQM-P’s nominee Dr Saif-ur-Rehman appointed as Karachi Administrator
The Sindh government on Thursday appointed MQM-P’s nominee Dr Saif-ur-Rehman as the new Karachi Administrator.
The Sindh Government has notified him as Karachi Administrator.
“In exercise of powers, vested U/s 21(3) of Sindh Local Government Act, 2013 […] and with the approval of the competent authority, upon acceptance of resignation of Barrister Murtaza Wahab […] Dr Syed Saif-urRehman, an officer of PAS (BS-20) […] is hereby appointed as Administrator, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation,” notification reads.
The development came after Sindh Local Government Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said that MQM-P nominee would be appointed as the Karachi Administrator in a day or two.
The sources said that MQM-P has also finalised its recommendations for DMC administrators in three districts. Shakeel Ahmed’s name has been forwarded for administrator District East, Shareef Khan for District Central, and Furqan Ateeb for District Korangi.
Dr Saif, BS-20, belongs to Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS) and is currently serving as the Principle Secretary to Governor Sindh Kamran Tessori.