Sindh govt removes Owais Muzaffar from KWSB chairperson post

Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon will now become chairperson of Karachi Water Sewerage Board.


Web Desk December 09, 2013
PPP leader Owais Muzaffar. PHOTO: MOHAMMAD SAQIB/EXPRESS

KARACHI: The Sindh government on Monday removed Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Owais Muzaffar from the post of Karachi Water Sewerage Board (KWSB) chairperson, Express News reported.

Earlier, the ministries of health and local government were also taken away from Muzaffar.

Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon will now be taking care of the KWSB.

KSWB

The appointment of Muzaffar as the chairperson of KWSB had come as a surprise to many, including members of the opposition parties in Sindh Assembly as the post was traditionally held by the city mayor or district Nazim.

Muzaffar – during his short tenure – took strict action against those involved in tanker mafia and demolished many illegal water hydrants.

Zardari connection

Muzaffar is former president Asif Ali Zardari’s foster brother and was known by his nickname Tappi – an alias he disowns now.

He contested the May 11 elections from PS-88, Ghora Bari, in Thatta.

COMMENTS (12)

M. Ahmed | 7 years ago | Reply

Please correct KSWB in the header. Thanks.

M. Ahmed | 7 years ago | Reply

The name and style of the dept is KW&SB. Please correct ASAP.

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