PPP nominates Murad Ali Shah for CM Sindh

PPP nominates Murad Ali Shah for CM Sindh

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Saturday nominated Murad Ali Shah for the Chief Minister Sindh and Agha Siraj Durrani for Speaker Sindh Assembly.
According to reports, the decision was made in parliamentary party meeting, chaired by both Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Co chairman Asif Ali Zardari.
The two have served on the same respective positions in the last PPP tenure in the province.
A meeting of the PPP Sindh parliamentary committee, chaired by party chairman Bilawal Bhutto, also nominated Rehana Leghari for deputy speaker slot.
A very influential figure within the party wanted to see former transport, local bodies and information minister Nasir Shah as CM Sindh, while party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has already announced former Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah’s name in his last press conference in Karachi couple of weeks ago.
Former CM Sindh Murad Ali Shah belongs to influential Syed family of Sehwan Sharif. His father Abdullah Shah was also a Chief Minister in the second tenure of Benazir Bhutto Government between 1994 to 1996.
He is being considered very close to party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. He remained side by side with him during the electoral campaign in Sindh.
Murad Ali Shah succeeded from PS-80. According to an unofficial and preliminary result of PS-80 Sehwan, PPPs leader Murad Ali Shah won by securing 50466 votes.Image result for murad shah cm sindhHe was contesting against Jalal Mehmood Shah of Sindh United Party, who got 21913 votes in Shah’s competition.
On the other hand, Syed Nasir Shah belongs to Sukkar. He started his political career as Nazim Sukkar during Musharraf days and then joined PPP and elected as MPA in 2013 and 2018.


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