KARACHI – The Sindh Governor designate Muhammad Zubair took the oath of his office today (Thursday) at Governor House in Karachi.
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Chief Justice of Sindh High Court, Justice Sajjad Ali Shah administered the oath . Reportedly, around 500 guests participated in the prestigious ceremony.
The office of governor Sindh fell vacant after the former governor Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui died of prolonged illness earlier this January. Siddiqui had only served for two months which made him the shortest-serving governor in Sindh’s history.
Muhammad Zubair Umar is considered a close confidant of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. He is the elder brother of Asad Umar, who is a member of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s central executive committee.