Web Desk: Deputy Managing Director (Technical Services) Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) on Saturday has been appointed as an acting managing director of KW&SB, Sindh Post reported.
MR. Asadullah Khan, Deputy Managing Director (T.S) Karachi Water and Sewerage Board, is allowed to hold the charge of the post of Managing Director, KW&SB, after the transfer of Khalid Mehmood Sheikh, informed sources.
On November, 27 Sindhpost revealed that Sindh government has decided to remove managing director of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB), Khalid Mehmood Sheikh from office.
Asadullah Khan is a dual national which leaves questions on his eligibility to hold such an important position.
According to Sindh’s Local Government Minister Saeed GhaniManaging Director Khalid Mehmood Sheikh has been transferred as Director Public Private partner-ship unit as part of routine transfer.
On the very next day Managing Director Khalid Mehmood Sheikh went on leave for 10 days.
It is pertinent to mention here that Managing Director Khalid Mehmood Sheikh went on leave without prior information after the rift with Local Government Minister Saeed Ghani.
It must be noted that Asadullah Khan, had obtained employment in Karachi Water Board through forgery and with ex-ministers support.
According to the documentary evidence, in 1986, Asadullah Khan applied for Assistant Executive Engineer in Water Board by submitting incomplete details and was appointed on Jecobbabad domicile a violation of code of conduct.
The documentary evidence clearly stated that his designation was Assistant Executive of Water Board, but later he was promoted as Deputy MD, blatantly sidelining Supreme Courts clear directions.
Furthermore, the documents also revealed that Asadullah Khan is a dual national leaves questions on his eligibility to hold such an important position.
According to the law, the person who can be eligible for Technical Service MD must be a Civil Engineer, whereas the accused is a Mechanical Engineer.
Asadullah Khan is also accused of embezzlement incurring losses to National kitty using his power in Water Board.
As the Supreme Court of Pakistan on December 15, ordered the government to stop appointing Dual nationals on top posts, it is pertinent to remind the Sindh Stake Holders that Karachi Water Board Deputy MD Asad Ullah Khan is enjoying perks while maintaining his dual nationality and now he has been given an additional charge of MD which is a complete violation of law.