Sukkur Mayor, deputy Mayor take oath

Sukkur Mayor, deputy Mayor take oath

SUKKUR: (APP) Barrister Arslan Islam Shaikh was sworn in as the Mayor and Tariq Chuhand as Deputy Mayor of Sukkur on Tuesday.

Deputy Commissioner Sukkur Dr Waheed Asghar Bhutti administered oath to the mayor and deputy mayor of Sukkur at his office.

Arslan is Pakistan youngest mayor, who is a son of Senator Islamuddin Shaikh and brother of Member National Assembly (MNA) Noman Islam Shaikh. He was declared the PPP candidates elected unopposed by Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

In his speech, he said that he intends to serve Sukkur with water supply and solid waste management as top priorities.

Among other plans for the Sukkur populace, he holds provision of health, education and other basic services to the people.He also vowed to improve the infrastructure of the city, spread civic awareness and interfaith harmony.

Sukkur's new mayor also thanked the people of Sukkur, his own party members, and members of the PML-N and other parties.