The new Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah will take the oath of his office on Friday. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah will submit his resignation to the Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan today.
Qaim Ali Shah has already presented his resignation to Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari during the party’s parliamentary meeting in Karachi.
According to a statement issued by PPP media cell, Bilawal eulogised the services of the outgoing chief minister for the party and the province, saying the PPP will continue to seek his guidance in the future as well.
“The decision to replace an experienced and loyal party leader was very difficult one,” Bilawal was reported to have told the outgoing chief minister, adding, “But sometimes the party has to take such decisions for political and strategic purposes in the collective interest of the party and the province.”
Talking to the media, Qaim Ali Shah said that the party leadership had decided to induct a new chief minister in his place and that he accepts the decision.
“I bow down before the decision of the party. It must have taken a right decision.”
Earlier, Senior Minister for Finance Syed Murad Ali Shah called on Qaim Ali Shah and discussed issues of mutual interest, including governance, development schemes, law and order and others.
Syed Murad Ali Shah lauded the services of Syed Qaim Ali Shah for the party, people and the government.
He said he was fully satisfied with the decisions of the party. Earlier, Sindh Finance Minister Murad Ali Shah also reached Karachi along with provincial minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla and a PPP MPA Imdad Pitafi.