ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has appointed Chairman Privatization Commission Muhammad Zubair as Governor of Sindh.
He signed the summary of his appointment on Monday.
Earlier, Federal Minister of State Muhammad Zubair, Monday confirmed that competent authority had designated him as the Governor Sindh.
Muhammad Zubair, who holds portfolio of Minister of State for Privatization/Chairman Privatization Commission, expressed his willingness to work for the speedy development and welfare of the province in collaboration with the provincial government of Pakistan Peoples Party.
About his new assignment, he said it would be a huge responsibility and resolved that he would work to promote good
governance in the province.
Muhammad Zubair observed that Karachi was an economic hub of Pakistan and further efforts would be made to turn it into a trajectory for economic activities in the whole region.
He said situation in Karachi had improved to a great extent in the last two and half years. The economic activities in Karachi always had massive impact upon the overall business concerns of the country and all efforts would be made to give a spur to such activities.
Secretary General of PML-N Sindh Chapter and Convener of Senate’s Sub-Committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Nihal Hashmi also hailed the nomination of Muhammad Zubair as Governor Sindh.
“This is a very good choice”, he remarked.
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Faisal Wadha told a TV channel that Muhammad Zubair was an educated person and enjoyed good repute.
Another PTI central leader Asad Umar, also felicitated Zubair.
The post of governor Sindh was lying vacant since the demise of late Governor, Justice (Retd) Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui who had passed away on January 11. —APP