Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has replaced Naveed Qamar as Water and Power Minister. According to the notification issued on Saturday, former Water and Power Minister Naveed Qamar has taken charge of Defence Ministry. According to media report the change was first discussed with coalition partners before its announcement. The change is expected to remain in place till the general elections, it said. According to sources, Zardari had taken notice of the poor management in the Ministry of Water and Power. A restructuring of the ministry is also expected after the change in its managers.