Fazalur Rehman takes oath as Sindh CM

11:31 AM | 2 Jun, 2018
Fazalur Rehman takes oath as Sindh CM
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KARACHI - Former chief secretary Sindh Fazalur Rehman took oath as the caretaker chief minister of Sindh at a ceremony at Governor House in Karachi today (Saturday).

Governor Muhammad Zubair administered the oath to Rahman under Article 224 of the Constitution; the decision to appoint Rehman was made after hours-long meeting between the provincial government and opposition.

Former chief minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said they discussed 30 names before Rehman was finalised for the post.

Former opposition leader in Sindh Assembly, Khawaja Izhar said they decided to finalise Rehman’s name as he was a neutral individual when it came to politics, while also has a vast experience in administration and governance.

Rehman served as Sindh chief secretary from 2007 to 2010, after which he was retired from service.