Four more PPP leaders take oath as Sindh ministers

Four more PPP leaders take oath as Sindh ministers

Naimat Khan

KARACHI: Four mover Pakistan People’s Party leaders, including former information minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah took oath as ministers after which Sindh cabinet got extended to fourteen here on Wednesday.

Governor Sindh Imran Ismail administered oath to newly appointed ministers here in a ceremony held at the Governor House on Wednesday. Those who took oath included Nasir Shah, Mukesh Chawla, Imtiaz Shah and Faraz Aslam. Earlier, eight ministers and two advisers took oath in the first phase of the provincial cabinet formation.

Earlier, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah appointed four more ministers in his cabinet on Wednesday.

Mukesh Kumar Chawla belongs to Kashmore-Kandhkot district and is MPA on a reserved seat. He was provincial minister for Excise i& Taxation n the last tenure of PPP government in Sindh. Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh, a bureaucrat-turned politician is MPA from Shikarpur. He has been MPA and provincial minister a couple of times during the last few governments. Syed Nasir Shah is MPA from Rohri, Sukkur District and was Information minister during the last PPP government in Sindh.

Mr Faraz Dero is MPA from Tando Adam, District Sanghar. He has become PPP MPA for second time and provincial minister for the first time. The oath taking ceremony was attended by Sindh PPP President Nisar Khuhro, provincial ministers and advisors, Chief Secretary, IG Police, family members of the ministers and members of civil society.  The Chief Ministers and Governor congratulated the provincial ministers just after their oath.

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