KARACHI (Staff Report) – Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan Sunday completed 13 years in his office, becoming world’s third longest serving governor.

Doctor, who is Pakistan’s longest serving governor now, took over the position on December 27, 2002 as youngest and 31st Sindh Governor.

According to a statement of Governor’s Office Ibad have been representing federation in Sindh to the best of his intellect. He also played key role in resolving several conflicts in last decade.

Ishratul Ibad was one of the persons who took all necessary steps for release of Pakistanis detained by Somali pirates.

He was also conferred with Nishan-e-Imtiaz for his services as Sindh Governor.