HYDERABAD: In an attempt to introduce gender parity in the province the Sindh government on Monday appointed first-ever female deputy commissioner in Hyderabad.

According to an official notification, Ms Ayesha Abro an officer of PAS (BS-18) is posted with immediate effect and until further orders as Deputy Commissioner Hyderabad.

Ms Ayesha Abro, an officer of PAS (BS-18), Deputy Secretary Energy Department, is transferred and posted with immediate effect and until further orders as Deputy Commissioner Hyderabad, vice Syed Aijaz Ali Shah, an officer of Ex-PCS (BS-19), the notification reads.