KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah resigned on Wednesday as the Chief Minister of Sindh and presented his resignation to Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan. Utv Pakistan Report
According to details, the Chief Minister met Governor of Sindh Ishratul Ebad and resigned officially. With the resignation, Qaim Ali Shah’s cabinet has also been dissolved which will be replaced by a new Sindh cabinet when the new Chief Minister is sworn in.
The Secretary of the Sindh assembly announced that the schedule for the election of the new Chief Minister has been issued. According to the schedule, the nomination papers for the election can be submitted on July 28 from 9 am till 4 pm.
The Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf has decided to field a candidate for the post of Chief Minister while MQM will hold an important meeting tomorrow to take a decision in this regard. Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah said that it was the democratic right of every political party to field its own candidate. He said that the PPP had done so as well in the past even when it knew that it would lose the election and that it was part of the democratic process.
The election for the new Chief Minister will be held on July 29, after which the Chief Minister will be sworn in. The decision to replace Qaim Ali Shah as CM Sindh was taken by PPP’s senior leadership at a high level meeting in Dubai. A couple of days later, Bilawal Bhutto nominated Murad Ali Shah as PPP’s choice for the next CM Sindh.