CM Sindh forgets Amjad Sabri's name, calls him 'Junaid' instead during assembly session

Published: June 25, 2016
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Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah. PHOTO: EXPRESS

In a rather unfortunate slip of tongue, Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah drew a blank while speaking about Amjad Sabri, calling him Junaid instead, before the Sindh Assembly.

During an assembly session on Saturday, Shah said that the “internationally acclaimed artist Junaid’s killers” would be caught. The renowned Qawwal was shot dead on Wednesday in Karachi, leaving an entire nation stunned.

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A video of Shah’s faux pas showed him struggling to remember Sabri’s, name which received a few chuckles in the assembly. The video also shows Pakistan Peoples Party leader Khursheed Shah trying to hold back a smile following Shah’s mistake.

The Sindh chief minister apparently has a penchant for mistakes, as on many other occasions he has been seen quoting wrong numerical figures and making up names.

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Reader Comments (6)

  • F Khan
    Jun 25, 2016 - 8:47PM

    Medically the condition is known as Senile Dementia.Let’s give him a benefit of doubt and pray PPP soon finds a young, uncorrupt, educated man who has something more than slogans to replace him.Recommend

  • Zee
    Jun 25, 2016 - 10:24PM

    Must not have snorted his morning dose of weed.Recommend

  • Sajid
    Jun 26, 2016 - 7:27AM

    2 minutes silence for those people who actually go and vote for people like that.Recommend

  • sid
    Jun 27, 2016 - 1:56AM

    Nothing like a tall cool glass to beat the Karachi heat.Recommend

  • syed & syed
    Jun 28, 2016 - 4:42AM

    Thanks got he did not forget Zardari and that who is Bilawal. He is still young and should marry to boost her mindRecommend

  • Jul 5, 2016 - 4:19AM

    Sometimes, He forgets his actual father`s name, Sorry to say about these corrupt politicians.Anyway a big Salute to Amjad sabri, May Allah bless his soul.Recommend

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