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Muzammil Hussain resigns as Chairman WAPDA

Hussain had first been appointed to the post on Aug 24, 2016

LAHORE: Chairman Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) retired Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain has tendered his resignation on Saturday citing ‘personal reasons’.

According to details, Muzammil Hussain has forwarded the resignation to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

Hussain had first been appointed to the post on Aug 24, 2016 by the then prime minister Nawaz Sharif, and later in August 2021, the Ministry of Water Resources appointed him for a second consecutive term of five years.

“In pursuance of the cabinet’s decision in case No 747/26/2021 of Aug 17 conveyed vide cabinet division’s memorandum No 26/CM/2021-D of Aug 20, Mr Muzammil Hussain is appointed as chairman, Wapda, for a term of five years in accordance with Section 4(2) of Wapda Act, 2958 with effect from Aug 24,” the then notification read.

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