Pakistan Peoples Party's Agha Siraj Durrani re-elected as speaker Sindh Assembly

The election for the Sindh Assembly speaker was held on Wednesday with Durrani being re-elected after receiving 96 votes. He was contesting against MQM-Ps Javed Hanif who received 59 votes.

The PPP had submitted nomination papers for Durrani as the speaker and Rehana Leghari as the deputy speaker in the provincial assembly.

The joint opposition had fielded Javed Hanif of MQM-P for the post of speaker and PTI’s Rabia Azfar Nizami for deputy speaker.

The elections for the two posts were held through secret balloting by 165 elected members of the 168-member house.