KARACHI (Dunya News) – Chairman of Privatisation Commission, Muhammad Zubair has been sworn-in on Thursday as the 32nd Governor of Sindh after Saeed uz-Zaman Siddiqui passed away last month.
Brother of Member of National Assembly, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Asad Umar, Muhammad Zubair was designated by the Government of Pakistan last week to assume responsibilities of Governor of Sindh after late Siddiqui succumbed to ailment.
Siddique held the position for two months after he was appointed in November 2016.
Swearing-in ceremony was attended by Chief Minister (CM) of Sindh, Murad Ali Shah among other dignitaries while the oath was administered by Chief Justice (CJ) of Sindh High Court, Sajjad Ali Shah.
While addressing the ceremony, Zubair vowed to work in the best interest of the people and effectively perform his duties as the Governor of Sindh.
Muhammad Zubair Umar paid a visit to Mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and offered Fateha in first gesture as the governor.
Muhammad Zubair earned his MBA degree from Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Karachi. He was elected as students’ representative to the board of directors of IBA in 1980.
He served as Chairman of Investment Board in 2013 while led Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 2004 to 2007.
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