Murad Ali Shah takes oath as Sindh chief minister

August 18, 2018

The PPP's Syed Murad Ali Shah took oath as chief minister of Sindh on Saturday.

Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani administered the oath to Murad Ali Shah at a ceremony at Governor House.

PPP chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari attended the swearing-in.

Shah was elected on Thursday. He received 97 out of the total of 168 votes in the assembly. His opponent, Shehryar Mahar of the Grand Democratic Alliance, got 61 votes.

Shah was elected MPA from Sehwan’s PS-34. This is his second time as CM. The first time he was appointed to the post was after his predecessor Syed Qaim Ali Shah resigned in July 2016. Murad’s father Abdullah Shah served as the province’s CM from 1993 to 1996.

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