Sunday May 08, 2022

Govt Decides To Appoint MQM-P’s Nasreen Jalil As Governor Sindh

Islamabad: Federal government on Sunday decided to appoint Muttahida Qaumi Movement- Pakistan (MQM-P) woman leader Nasreen Jalil as Governor Sindh.

The PM has sent a summary to President Dr Arif Alvi for an appointment of Nasreen Jalil as Governor Sind.

She will be second woman Governor of Sindh as Rana Liaqut Ali Khan also remained governor in 1970’s.

As per the power-sharing formula, the PM Shehbaz-led coalition government decided to appoint Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s (MQM-P) Nasreen Jalil as the Sindh governor.

The office of the Sindh governor fell vacant on April 12 as PTI leader Imran Ismail tendered his resignation, hours before Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif took oath as the 23rd premier of Pakistan.

It is pertinent to mention here that MQM-P has suggested five names for the post of Sindh governor which include Nasreen Jaleel, Amir Khan, Amir Chishti, Waseem Akhtar, and Kishwar Zehra.

Nasreen Jalil will be the second woman governor in the province as In the past Rana Liaquat Ali Khan had served as the Sindh governor from 1973 to 1975.

Nasreen Jalil was born in Lahore but she spent most of her time in Karachi. In her childhood, she had been living in London. She went to Paris for her education. Besides Urdu, she is fluent in English and French.

She joined MQM and started her political career from Karachi. She served as a Senator two times. Nasreen Jalil had been elected as chairperson of the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights in 1994 and 2012.

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