KARACHI: Chief Justice Sindh High Court administered the oath of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Ismail as he was sworn in as the 33rd governor of Sindh today (Monday).
The ceremony was attended by the cabinet members of provincial and federal Assemblies among other dignitaries.
PTI formally announced the chairman’s approval of Ismail’s nomination as governor on August 11.
Prime Minister Imran Khan had nominated Imran Ismail as the next Sindh governor after Muhammad Zubair stepped down from the post following PTI’s victory in general elections.
Ismail has promised had promised in the past to take all stakeholders on board for the betterment and prosperity of Sindh.
Born on January 1, 1966 in Karachi, Ismail is a businessman-turned-politician, and is one of the founding members of the ruling PTI.
He was elected as a member of the provincial assembly from PS-111 Karachi (South-V) in general elections. However, according to Article 103 of the Constitution, his provincial assembly seat is to be vacated the day he becomes the governor.