Third term's the charm: Qaim Ali Shah takes oath as Sindh CM

Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Qaim Ali Shah garners 87 votes in the Sindh Assembly.


Web Desk May 30, 2013
Qaim Ali Shah takes oath as Sindh Chief Minister. PHOTO: EXPRESS

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Qaim Ali Shah was officially sworn in as the Chief Minister of Sindh on Thursday, Express News reported.

Shah was elected by the Sindh Assembly with 87 votes for an unprecedented third consecutive term as the provincial chief minister.

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Syed Sardar Ahmed and Pakistan Muslim League-Functional leader (PML-F) Imtiaz Sheikh, also contesting the seat, received 48 and 18 votes, respectively.

Earlier on Thursday, PPP leaders Agha Siraj Durrani took oath as the Speaker and Shehla Raza as the Deputy Speaker of the Sindh Assembly.

Raza garnered a total of 86 votes to secure her position.

COMMENTS (20)

Awais | 8 years ago | Reply

@Ch. Allah Daad: " nor will there ever be, anyone better than his highness Mr. Shahbaz Sharif in Punjab"

Raise your standards!

Waseem | 8 years ago | Reply

what a selection of people of Sindh! this is what they wanted so they deserve it. Stay in dark ages for next five years.

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