New Wapda structure: CEO to run the show

January 18, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Council of Common Interests that met with Prime Minister Imran Khan on December 23, 2019 approved Wapda structure with the decision that Wapda chairman will be appointed through rotation...

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ISLAMABAD: Council of Common Interests (CCI) that met with Prime Minister Imran Khan on December 23, 2019 approved Wapda structure with the decision that Wapda chairman will be appointed through rotation from all provinces with no executive powers, rather he will be bound to oversee policy formulations.

Members of the authority would also oversee policy formulations. However, federal government will appoint Wapda CEO and relevant professional staff with executive powers and run the show and more importantly organisational organogram shall be restructured to ensure corporate governance in Wapda, reveals the copy of CCI’s decision that is in possession of The News.

According to decision, the CCI decided that Ministry of Water Resources shall prepare recruitment regulation for Wapda in consultation with provinces keeping in view following principles that include 1) Organisational Organogram shall be restructured to ensure cooperate governance in Wapda; 2) chairman and members with no executive powers shall be appointed to oversee policy formulations: 3) CEO and relevant professional staff shall be appointed by the federal government and 4) Chairman of the authority shall be appointed through rotation from all provinces.



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