Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair Saturday announced to resign from his post following landslide victory of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in General Elections 2018.

He said he has sent his resignation letter to President Mamnoon Hussain for approval.

"During my tenure as Sindh governor , I tried my best to fulfill my duties lawfully," he said.

Zubair, who succeeded Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui, was appointed 32nd Sindh governor by then prime minister Nawaz Sharif in January 2017.

Zubair is brother of PTI’s would be finance minister Asad Umer. He is considered to be a close aide to Prime Minister Sharif.

Zubair holds MBA from the Institute of Business Administration Karachi whereas he taught financial management at the institute in the 1980s and worked with the IBM. He assisted PML-N party in economic and tax reforms.