The Pakistan Peoples Party’s Syed Murad Ali Shah was elected as the chief minister of Sindh for the second time on Thursday.
He received 97 out of total 168 votes in the assembly. His opponent Shehryar Mahar of the Grand Democratic Alliance got 61 votes.
Murad was elected as an 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.