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Mayor of Karachi

Karachi is the largest city of Pakistan and among the most populous megacities in the world. Mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning "greater") is a modern title used in many countries for the highest-ranking officer in a municipal government.

List of DCOs and Mayors (Nazims)

Karachi City Municipal Act was promulgated in 1933. Initially the Municipal Corporation was administrated by Mayor, included 57 councilors. In 1976, Karachi Municipal Corporation was upgraded to Metropolitan Corporation. Later, in January 2000, it was given the status of City District Government, headed by City Nazim and DCO.

Following is the list of city DCOs and Nazims of Karachi.

List of Mayors in Karachi
No. Name of Nazim Office Duration
1 Mr. Jamshed Nusserwanji Mehta November 1933 to August 1934
2 Mr. Teakum Dass Vadhumull August 30, 1934 to May 3, 1935
3 Mr. Qazi Khuda Buksh May 3, 1935 to May 9, 1936
4 Khan Bahadur Ardeshir H. Mama May 9, 1936 to May 4, 1937
5 Mr. Durgha Das B. Adwani May 4, 1937 to May 6, 1938
6 Mr. Hatim A. Alvi May 6, 1938 to May 5, 1939
7 Mr. R.K. Sidhwa May 5, 1939 to May 7, 1940
8 Mr. Lalji Malhootra May 7, 1940 to May 6, 1941
9 Mr. Muhammad Hashim Gazdar May 6, 1941 to May 8, 1942
10 Mr. Soharab K.H. Katrak May 8, 1942 to May 11, 1943
11 Mr. Shambo Nath Molraaj May 11, 1943 to May 10, 1944
12 Mr. Yousaf Abdullah Haroon May 10, 1944 to May 8, 1945
13 Mr. Manuel Misquita May 8, 1945 to May 1, 1946
14 Mr. Wishram Das Dewan Das May 9, 1946 to May 9, 1947
15 Mr. Hakeem Muhammad Ahsan May 9, 1947 to May 25, 1948
16 Mr. Allah Bakhsh Gabol Apr 1951 to January 10, 1953 [1]
17 Mr. H.M. Habibullah Paracha 1953
18 Mr. Mahmood A. Haroon January 19, 1954 to May 26, 1955
19 Mr. Al-Haj Malik Bagh Ali May 26, 1955 to May 29, 1956
20 Mr. Siddique Wahab May 30, 1956 to December 14, 1956
21 Mr. S.M.Taufiq 1958
22 Mr. Allah Bakhsh Gabol May 1961 to October 1962 [2]
23 Mr. Abdul Sattar Afghani November 9, 1979 to February 12, 1987
24 Dr. Farooq Sattar [1] January 9, 1988 to July 27, 1992
List of Nazims in Karachi
No. Name of Mayor/Nazim Office Duration
1 Mr. Naimatullah Khan August 14, 2001 to May 2005
2 Mr. Syed Mustafa Kamal October 17, 2005 to February 2010
List of DCOs/Administrators in Karachi
No. Name of DCO
1 Mr. Shafiq-Ur-Rehman Paracha
2 Mr. Lala Fazal-ur-Rehman
3 Mr. Jawed Hanif
4 Mr. Syed Hussein
5 Mr. Roshan Shaikh
6 Mr.Saqib Soomro

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