Sharjeel Memon, Nisar Khuhro’s portfolios changed as Sindh cabinet reshuffles

Published: July 22, 2015
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Sharjeel  Memon has been given portfolio of Works and Services, and Archive, while Provincial Education Minister Khoro has been given charge of Information and Irrigation ministries. PHOTO: INP

Sharjeel Memon has been given portfolio of Works and Services, and Archive, while Provincial Education Minister Khoro has been given charge of Information and Irrigation ministries. PHOTO: INP

KARACHI: After days of speculation regarding reshuffling in the Sindh cabinet, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Wednesday changed the portfolios of some of its ministers, including bigwigs like Sharjeel Memon and Nisar Khuhro.

Memon, who had the portfolios of local bodies and information has been removed from his post and given the charge of works and services and archive ministries. While, provincial Education Minister Nisar Khuhro has been given the portfolio of information and irrigation ministries.

Mir Hazar Khan Bajrani’s portfolio has also been changed from works and services to education. Further, the ministry of local bodies which was earlier under Memon has been given to Nisar Shah.

Minister for Information Technology Mukesh Chawla’s portfolio was also changed and he will now head the Ministry of Public Health Engineering.

Some changes in the bureaucracy were also made as Additional Chief Secretary (Development) P&D & Special Initiatives Department Muhammad Waseem was given added responsibility of administrator Karachi. While Ijaz Memon has been given the charge of secretary works and development.

Read: Shake-up in Sindh cabinet, bureaucracy on the cards

Earlier on Tuesday, a special meeting of the PPP leadership, co-chaired by Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari in Dubai, expressed dissatisfaction over the performance of some of the provincial ministries and departments.

The meeting, attended by Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, Memon, Finance Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, MNA Faryal Talpur and Senator Rehman Malik, reviewed the overall performance of the Sindh government.

The meeting reviewed the performance of the provincial ministries and government departments. According to sources, the meeting expressed disappointment over not removing inefficient or corrupt officers from their posts.

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Reader Comments (12)

  • Fahad
    Jul 22, 2015 - 7:07PM

    Sindh’s governance related meetings in Dubai
    Karachi coordination meetings in UK
    Punjab and Federal government globetrotting Dubai, Saudia(of course praying for the nation and getting kids married “with modesty”), UK

    Nation facing no water or too much water, load shedding, terror, extortion and enjoying metro rideRecommend

  • Azmat Ali
    Jul 22, 2015 - 8:00PM

    The people deserve the leadership they voted for!!! Recommend

  • just_someone
    Jul 22, 2015 - 8:22PM

    @Fahad:
    Couldnt have said it better myself!Recommend

  • Jul 22, 2015 - 8:33PM

    Only faces changed,,, zardari sindh govt made by carrouption,, work for the carrouption,, Recommend

  • KM
    Jul 22, 2015 - 9:23PM

    All fingers are pointing to Bilawal House & Zardari House on corruption. So what is it that they are communication by reshuffling the cabinet. Peace on corruption for time being? Pacify the forces, and when normal get back to business of mufahmat, in the name of corruption?Recommend

  • Parvez
    Jul 23, 2015 - 12:32AM

    Replacing bad with bad results only in…..more bad.Recommend

  • syed & syed
    Jul 23, 2015 - 1:47AM

    If the performance of a minister and secretaries wad not good why not remove them. transferred because they have sucked entire blood of his ministry and now leaves to suck more in a more sophisticated manner. Performance of Chairman and his deputy was also not good why they are kept in their positions. There only work was to build real estate in Pakistan and abroad. and hold meetings in a foreign country. Now Ayan Ali will also join them Shame on you Mr Zardari Bhotto or Bhoto Zardari you are one and same having same bloodRecommend

  • samir
    Jul 23, 2015 - 5:34AM

    If this is the best change zardari can think of then it’s a matter of time that he eats dust. Recommend

  • SK
    Jul 23, 2015 - 6:38AM

    @KM:
    Hope, the establishment is not duped by these cosmetic changes. All corruption roads leads to Bilal House that’s where the nexus is. Two A grade listees are comfortably seated in Dubai. Brother and sister are currently immuned .Recommend

  • Khan
    Jul 23, 2015 - 8:18AM

    @Fahad: you forgot the mass corruption in KP and their leader taking honeymoon in London with kids.Recommend

  • syed & syed
    Jul 23, 2015 - 1:59PM

    @Khan: Who bore the expenses.He spent his own money why London. It appears some thing is available in that city that every one runs to London Recommend

  • abubakar
    Jul 25, 2015 - 12:24PM

    if you want to improve a sindh minister you will come in sindh you walk in each city and leave their worker after ask people than solve a problem if you change your minister i do not think some big changing in sindhRecommend

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