PPP names Murad Ali Shah as new Sindh chief minister

Published: July 27, 2016
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Sindh Finance Mininster Murad Ali Shah. PHOTO: PPI/FILE

Sindh Finance Mininster Murad Ali Shah. PHOTO: PPI/FILE

The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) formally announced on Tuesday that Sindh’s senior Finance Minister Murad Ali Shah will replace Qaim Ali Shah as the new provincial chief minister.

The announcement was made after a high-level huddle of the party at Bilawal House in Karachi, where Qaim reportedly handed over his resignation to the party’s senior leadership.

“Son of Abdullah Shah, a brave PPP leader who had been the chief minister as well, Murad Ali Shah will replace Qaim Ali Shah now as per the directives of our chairman Bilawal Bhutto,” Adviser to CM on Information Maula Baksh Chandio announced at a late night press conference.

Maula Baksh Chandio. EXPRESS NEWS SCREEN GRAB

“In a day or two we will announce the entire team Murad will be leading.”

PPP decides to replace Sindh CM Qaim Ali Shah

The decision comes after the PPP decided to make changes in the Sindh cabinet on Sunday during a party meeting in Dubai.

Murad had taken oath of a minister in November 2014 after he was declared an unopposed winner from PS-73 (Jamshoro) in the elections held in the same month.

Previously an adviser to the CM, Murad had surrendered his Canadian citizenship and submitted relevant documents in the court to contest the elections.

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Reader Comments (4)

  • Brainy Bhaijan
    Jul 27, 2016 - 1:45AM

    This man is known to take a tough stance on Army. Lets see if he creates hurdles or smooths the road.Recommend

  • javed Ali
    Jul 27, 2016 - 10:28AM

    Anyone is better than Qaim Ali Shah. Recommend

  • Bushra
    Jul 27, 2016 - 7:45PM

    Whatever he does, should be betterment of the country and he should own entire Sindh not only interior.

    Karachi changing situation will represent how serious he is with his job.

    If he needs guidance, he should watch Michele Obama recent speech Recommend

  • Syed Rushan Ali Bukhari
    Aug 18, 2016 - 4:18PM

    sir main apka sath kam karne chahata hon or kuch karne chahata hon is mulk ka liya bohat kuch plane kiya howa hai mane so please contact meRecommend

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