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Syed Murad Ali Shah re-elected Sindh CM for third term
February 26, 2024

Pakistan Peoples Party nominated candidate Syed Murad Ali Shah has been elected as the Chief Minister of Sindh for a third time. He is the 25th elected Chief Minister of Sindh.

Announcing the results, the Speaker of Sindh Assembly Syed Owais Qadir Shah informed the House that Syed Murad Ali secured 112 votes out of 148 votes while his rival MQM nominated candidate Ali Khursheedi secured 36 votes.

It is the first time that a Chief Minister has been elected in Sindh with a huge margin of 112 votes.

Addressing the House after the election, leaders of PPP and MQM congratulated Syed Murad Ali Shah for his election.

They were of the view that Syed Murad Shah deserved this win based on his performance in his last two tenures especially during COVID and the floods.

Meanwhile, Governor of Sindh Kamran Khan Tessori will take the oath of newly elected Chief Minister of the Province tomorrow. According to the spokesman of the Governor, the oath taking ceremony will be held at the Governor House at six in the evening.