Chief Minister of Sindh

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Chief Minister of Sindh
Coat of arms of Sindh Province.svg
Seal of Sindh
Flag of Sindh.svg
Provincial Flag of Sindh
Incumbent
Murad Ali Shah

since 17 August 2018
Government of Sindh
StyleHis Excellency
Member of
Reports to
ResidenceChief Minister House Karachi
SeatKarachi
AppointerProvincial Assembly of Sindh
Term lengthFive years
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Pakistan
FormationAugust 23, 1947; 71 years ago
Websitecm.sindh.gov.pk

Chief Minister of Sindh (Urdu: وزیر اعلىٰWazīr-e Aʿlá, Sindhi: وزيراعلي), is the elected head of government of Sindh. Syed Murad Ali Shah is an PPP politician and the current Chief Minister of Sindh .

The Chief Minister is the head of the provincial government alongside the Chief Secretary. The Chief Minister of Sindh is elected by the Provincial Assembly of Sindh and is the leader of the provincial Legislature. The office of Chief Minister is located in Karachi, the capital of the Sindh province and is known as the CM Secretariat.[1]

Eligibility[edit]

The Constitution of Pakistan sets the principle of qualifications which one must meet to be eligible to the office of the Chief Minister. A Chief Minister must be:

  • a citizen of Pakistan
  • should be a member of the provincial legislature.[2]

The Chief Minister is elected by a majority in the provincial legislative assembly. This is procedurally established by the vote of confidence in the legislative assembly, as suggested by the majority party who is the appointing authority.[2]

List of premiers (pre-partition)[edit]

Name of Premier (pre-partition) Entered office Left office Political party/Notes
Bilal Ashraf (1st time) April 28, 1937 March 23, 1938 Muslim People's Party
Allah Bux Soomro (1st time) March 23, 1938 April 18, 1940 Ittehad Party
Mir Bandeh Ali Khan Talpur April 18, 1940 March 7, 1941 All-India Muslim League
Allah Bux Soomro (2nd time) March 7, 1941 October 14, 1942 Ittehad Party
Ghulam Hussain Hidayat Ullah (2nd time) October 14, 1942 August 14, 1947 Muslim People's Party

List of chief ministers of Sindh[edit]

List of all those who served as Chief Ministers of Sindh as follows[3][4]

N Portrait Name of Chief Minister Entered office Left office Political party/Notes
1 Muhammad Ayub Khuhro (1st time) August 16, 1947 April 28, 1948 Pakistan Muslim League
2 Pir Ilahi Bux May 3, 1948 February 4, 1949 Pakistan Muslim League
3 Yusuf Haroon February 18, 1949 May 7, 1950 Pakistan Muslim League
4 Qazi Fazlullah Ubaidullah May 8, 1950 March 24, 1951 Pakistan Muslim League
1 Muhammad Ayub Khuhro (2nd time) March 25, 1951 December 29, 1951 Pakistan Muslim League
Governor's rule December 29, 1951 May 22, 1953
5 Pirzada Abdul Sattar May 22, 1953 November 8, 1954 Pakistan Muslim League
1 Muhammad Ayub Khuhro (3rd time) November 9, 1954 October 13, 1955 Pakistan Muslim League
Post abolished October 13, 1955 June 30, 1970 Part of West Pakistan province
6 Martial law July 1, 1970 May 1, 1972
7 Mumtaz Ali Bhutto (1st time) May 1, 1972 December 20, 1973 Pakistan Peoples Party
8 Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi December 25, 1973 July 5, 1977 Pakistan Peoples Party
6 Martial law July 5, 1977 April 6, 1985
9 Ghous Ali Shah April 6, 1985 April 6, 1988 Pakistan Muslim League
10 Akhtar Ali Ghulam Qazi (1st time) April 11, 1988 June 24, 1988 Islami Jamhoori Ittehad
Governor's rule June 24, 1988 August 31, 1988
10 Akhtar Ali Ghulam Qazi August 31, 1988 December 2, 1988 Islami Jamhoori Ittehad
11 Qaim Ali Shah[5] December 2, 1988 February 25, 1990 Pakistan Peoples Party
12 Aftab Shaban Mirani February 25, 1990 August 6, 1990 Pakistan Peoples Party
13 Jam Sadiq Ali August 6, 1990 March 5, 1992 Independent
14 Muzaffar Hussain Shah March 6, 1992 July 19, 1993 Islami Jamhoori Ittehad
15 Syed Ali Madad Shah July 19, 1993 October 21, 1993
16 Syed Abdullah Ali Shah October 21, 1993 November 6, 1996 Pakistan Peoples Party
7 Mumtaz Bhutto (2nd time; caretaker) November 7, 1996 February 22, 1997 Sindh National Front
17 Liaquat Ali Jatoi February 22, 1997 October 30, 1998 Pakistan Muslim League
Governor's rule-No Chief Minister October 30, 1998 December 17, 2002
18 Ali Mohammad Mahar December 17, 2002 June 9, 2004 Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
19 Arbab Ghulam Rahim June 9, 2004 November 19, 2007 Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
20 Abdul Qadir Halepota November 19, 2007 April 6, 2008
(11) Qaim Ali Shah[5][6] April 6, 2008 March 21, 2013 Pakistan Peoples Party
21 Zahid Qurban Alvi[7][8] March 21, 2013 May 30, 2013
(11) Qaim Ali Shah[9][10] (3rd time) May 30, 2013 July 25, 2016 Pakistan Peoples Party
22 Syed Murad Ali Shah[11][12] (1st time) July 29, 2016 May 28, 2018 Pakistan Peoples Party
23 Fazal-ur-Rehman (Caretaker) [13][14][15] June 2, 2018 August 17, 2018
(22) Syed Murad Ali Shah[16] (2nd time) August 18, 2018 Incumbent Pakistan Peoples Party

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official website of CM Sindh
  2. ^ a b "Chapter 3: "The Provincial Governments" of Part IV: "Provinces"". Pakistani.org. Retrieved 2013-06-09.
  3. ^ "List of Chief Ministers of Sind". worldstatesmen.org.
  4. ^ "List of Chief Ministers of Sind". Government of Sindh.
  5. ^ a b "Qaim Ali Shah takes oath as Sindh chief minister". DAWN.COM. 2008-04-08. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  6. ^ "PPP workers celebrate nomination of Qaim as Sindh CM". The News. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  7. ^ "Justice (retd) Zahid Alvi sworn in caretaker Chief Minister Sindh". Geo News TV. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  8. ^ Dawn.com (2013-03-30). "Sindh caretaker cabinet sworn in". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  9. ^ "Third term's the charm: Qaim Ali Shah takes oath as Sindh CM | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2013-05-30. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  10. ^ "Qaim Ali Shah sworn in as Chief Minister Sindh : AsiaNet-Pakistan". asianetpakistan.com. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  11. ^ Mansoor, Hasan (2016-07-30). "Murad Ali Shah sworn in as chief minister of Sindh". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  12. ^ "Syed Murad Ali Shah elected new Chief Minister of Sindh". The News. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  13. ^ "Fazalur Rehman sworn in as caretaker Sindh CM". Geo News TV. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  14. ^ APP (2018-06-02). "Fazal-ur-Rahman sworn in as caretaker Sindh CM". GulfNews. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  15. ^ "Fazalur Rehman sworn in as caretaker Sindh CM". The Nation. 2018-06-02. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  16. ^ "Murad Ali Shah re-elected Sindh chief minister". GEO>TV. Retrieved 2018-08-16.

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