Imran Ismael to sworn in as Sindh Governor today

2018-08-27T09:52:00+05:00 Web Desk

Imran Ismael, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) nominee for the slot of Governor Sindh, will take oath as the 33rd governor of the province today.

The Chief Justice Sindh High Court will administer the oath at Governor House Karachi.

The members of provincial cabinet, members of provincial and federal Assemblies along with other notables will attend the oath taking ceremony. 

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan had nominated Imran Ismail as the next Sindh governor after Muhammad Zubair resigned from the post following PTI's victory in general elections.

PTI formally announced the Prime Minister Imran Khan's approval of Ismail’s nomination as governor on August 11.

Afterwards, Imran Ismael had thanked PM Imran for entrusting him with the responsibility and said he aspired to play the role of a bridge between the federal and provincial government for the betterment of the people of the province.

Ismael was born on January 1, 1966 in Karachi, he is a businessman-turned-politician, and is one of the founding members of the ruling PTI. 

He was elected as a member of the provincial assembly from PS-111 Karachi (South-V) in general elections.

However, according to Article 103 of the Constitution, his provincial assembly seat shall become vacant the day he becomes the governor.

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