Pakistan News Service

Tuesday Nov 13, 2018, Rabi-al-awwal 4, 1440 Hijri
Logo
LATEST :
Pakistan News Home -> Top -> News Details

Murad Ali Shah elected as CM Sindh

17 August, 2018

  Related News  
Imran Khan to be voted today as PM
PTI Asad Qaiser elected as speaker of NA
  More on this View All

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) candidate Murad Ali Shah was on Thursday elected as the chief minister of Sindh, with greater number of votes and a larger margin of victory compared to the 2013 election for the CM’s office.

Murad defeated the joint opposition’s nominee Shahryar Mahar, securing 97 votes against the latter’s 61 votes – a margin of 36 votes.

In his maiden election to the CM’s office in 2016, Murad secured 88 votes against the opposition candidate who could get only three votes. He replaced PPP veteran Qaim Ali Shah, who was elected into office after the 2013 general election after winning 86 votes against 48 votes of the Mutahidda Qaumi Movement nominee and 18 of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Functional League joint nominee.

Murad became a member of the Sindh Assembly in the July 25 polls from PS-80 Jamshoro I. Earlier, he had served as a provincial minister for irrigation and finance in Qaim Ali Shah’s cabinet.

 What do you think about the story ? Leave your comments!

Heading (Optional)
Your Comments: *

Your Name:*
E-mail (Optional):
City (Optional):
Country (Optional):
 
 
Field marked(*) are mandatory.
Note. The PakTribune will publish as many comments as possible but cannot guarantee publication of all. PakTribune keeps its rights reserved to edit the comments for reasons of clarity, brevity and morality. The external links like http:// https:// etc... are not allowed for the time being to be posted inside comments to discourage spammers.

  Speak Out View All
Military Courts
Imran - Qadri long march
 
Candid Corner
Exclusive by
Lt. Col. Riaz Jafri (Retd)
Pakistan itself a victim of state-sponsored terrorism: Qamar Bajwa
Should You Try Napping During the Workday?
Suggested Sites