Former CJ Saeed-Uz-Zaman Siddiqui To Replace Ishratul Ibad As Governor Of Sindh, Pakistan

Ex-Chief Justice Pakistan Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui now has been replaced by former Governor of Sindh Dr. Ishratul Ibad, the incumbent Singh Governor Dr. Ishratul Ibad surrounded by controversial allegations by Pak Sarzameen Party.


The recently elected Sindh Governor Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui formally served his duty as the Chief Justice of Pakistan during the government of a military coup General (r) Pervez Musharraf and later Ex-CJP Siddiqui’s name was among the aspiring candidates for Pakistan’s President post in 2003.

Saeed-uz-Zaman appointed as the Governor of Sindh because the Sindh Governor Dr. Ishratul Ibad is amid the controversial allegations put by Pak Sarzameen Party.

The significant decision to appoint a new Governor of Sindh was made by President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain and country’s Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in a meeting on Iqbal Day.

Although, Former CJP Saeed-uz-Zaman reserved the seat of Sindh Governor but may be the notification will issued soon.

After appointed Governor Sindh, Saeed-uz-Zaman commented about development of Karachi and confirmed that the development and law and order will be his highest priority as Sindh’s Governor.

The former Chief justice is considered to be the candidate of Pakistan Muslim League-N and relatively closer to the ruling party as well as he was the Presidential candidate in 2008 against Pakistan People Party’s Presidential candidate Asif Ali Zardari.

The elected Sindh Governor emphasized on the need of law and order in Karachi and released a statement, “I believe that maintaining peace in Karachi is the joint responsibility of both the provincial government and the governor.” He further commented,“ If peace is maintained in the city, businesses will flourish and people will take a sigh of relief.”

It was said by Governor Sindh, he will review the issue of powers and funds after taking oath.

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