Pakistan

Apex committee sacks Sharjeel Memon from the post of Minister

Latest Update: December 2, 2015 | 461 Views
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KARACHI: Sindh minister and prominent Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Sharjeel Inam Memon has been dismissed from the post of Minister for Works, Services and Archives on Wednesday.

A notification in this regard has been issued. The notification, dated December 2 reads:

“In exercise of powers conferred under clause 3 of Article 132 of the Constitution, on the recommendation of Sindh CM and approval of Sindh Governor, the status of Sharjeel Inam Memon as Sindh provincial minister is hereby de-notified with immediate effect.”

Sharjeel Inam Memon, who had been made minister for works and services, was given additional charge of the archives department after the approval from the chief minister in August this year.

The announcement to sack the provincial minister comes at the conclusion of a five-hour long Sindh apex committee meeting.

Sharjeel Memon previously held the position of the provincial information minister before he was replaced by senior PPP leader Nisar Khuhro.