Govt picks Muhammad Zubair as new Sindh governor

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ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Muhammad Zubair Umar has confirmed his appointment as 32nd governor of Sindh province, ARY News reported.

Speaking exclusively to ARY News, Umar confirmed that the summary regarding his appointment as Governor Sindh has been sent to President Mamnoon Hussain for approval.

The office of governor Sindh fell vacant after the former governor Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui died of illness on 11th January this month. He only served for 2 months which made him the shortest-serving governor in Sindh’s history.

Muhammad Zubair is considered a close confidant of prime minister Nawaz Sharif. He is the elder brother of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf central executive committee member, Asad Umar.

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