KARACHI Newly-elected Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah on Sunday presented guard of honor at CM House.

The CM inspected the honour and was then introduced to the staff of the House.

Earlier, Shah had sworn in as the 33rd chief minister of Sindh during a ceremony at Governor House where acting Sindh governor Agha Siraj Durrani administered the oath to him.

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Khursheed Shah, Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari, Faryal Talpur, Senator Sherry Rehman, Corps Commander Karachi and Sindh Rangers Director General attended the ceremony.

Syed Murad Ali Shah had been elected as leader of the House in Sindh Assembly. He secured 97 votes while his rival Shahryar Mahar bagged 61 votes. Shahryar Mahar was nominee of the joint opposition.

Murad Ali Shah previously assumed office of Sindh chief minister in July 2016, when he replaced PPP veteran Syed Qaim Ali Shah, who has now been elected from Khairpur’s provincial seat. During the July 25 polls, Shah won PS-80 Jamshoro I seat.

He served as provincial minister for irrigation and finance before being appointed Sindh chief minister in 2016.

The 55-year-old completed his matriculation from Saint Patrick’s High School, intermediate from DJ Sindh Government Science College and graduated as an engineer from NED University of Engineering and Technology. He also attended Stanford University in California on a scholarship.