PPP’s Awais Qadir Shah becomes Sindh Assembly speaker

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) MPA Awais Qadir Shah was sworn in as the speaker of the Sindh Assembly, while Anthony Naveed became the deputy speaker of the provincial assembly after a majority of the lawmakers voted for them.

Shah won the post after securing 111 votes while his opponent, Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan's (MQM-P) Sofia Saeed, could only bag 36 votes.

Speaker Shah was administered oath by outgoing speaker Agha Siraj Durrani.

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