greement between the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) for restoration of commissionerate system 1979 in Sindh was notified officially late on Wednesday night.
Last week, Chief Secretary Sindh had signed a notification that was held up owing to the Eidul Azha holidays and consultations that were under way. As a result, the old status of Karachi has been revived and the city is once again made up of five districts.
The Sindh government also notified the commissioners in all five divisional headquarters of the province and in all five districts of Karachi.
Roshan Ali Sheikh has been appointed Commissioner Karachi, Ahmed Baksh Narejo, Commissioner Hyderabad, Ghulam Hussain Memon, Commissioner Mirpur Khas, Inamullah Dharejo, Commissioner Sukkhur, while Abdul Aleem Lashari has been given the charge of Commissioner Larkana Division.
The government also appointed deputy commissioners (DC) for the five districts of Karachi - East, West, South, Central and Malir. Mustafa Jamal Qazi has been appointed DC (South), Ghanhwar Leghari DC (West), Shaukat Jokhio DC (Malir), Matanat Ali Khan DC (Central) and Qazi Jan Muhammad DC (East).