Government of Sindh
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Government of Sindh (Sindhi: سنڌ سرڪار Urdu: حکومتِ سندھ ) is a unicameral system of government based in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, which stands as its provincial capital. The parliament consists of 168 members who are elected through direct vote and represent their own constituencies. 30 seats are reserved for women and 8 for non-Muslim minority. Government of Sindh consists of several departments each headed by a minister chosen from the elected representative of the assembly on democratic level and a secretary on the bureaucratic level.
The official head of the province of Sindh is the Governor, appointed by the president of Pakistan under article 101 of the national constitution and holds so during the pleasure of the president. Nevertheless, subject to the constitution, in the performance of his functions, the Governor acts in accordance with advice of the cabinet or the Chief Minister.
The Chief Minister is appointed by the Governor from amongst the chosen representative of the Sindh assembly, who in his opinion does possess the confidence of the 1/3 majority out of aggregate of number of members.
The Government of Sindh holds a cabinet of minister, each entrusted with a specific portfolio, with the chief minister as its head. The cabinet aids and advises the Governor in the exercise of his functions.
The Chief minister, as the head to the cabinet, notifies to Governor of all the decisions of the cabinet relating to the administration of the affairs of the Government and proposals for legislation.
- Governor Sindh: Ishrat-ul-Ibad Khan
- Chief Minister: Zahid Qurban Alvi (Caretaker)
- Chief Secretary: Nasir Khosa
|Names||Respective term of each|
|Sir Ghulam Hussain Hidayatullah||From 29 April 1937 to 23 March 1938|
|Khan Bahadur Allah Bux Soomro||From 23 March 1938 to 18 March 1940|
|Mir Bande Ali Talpur||18th March 1940 to 7 March 1941|
|Khan Bahadur Allah Bux Soomro||7 March 1941 to 14 February 1942|
|Sir Ghulam Hussain Hidayatullah||14 October 1941 to 14 August 1947|
|Khan Bahadur Muhammed Ayub Khoro||16 August 1947 to 28 April 1948|
|Pir Elahi Bux||3 May 1948 to 4 February 1949|
|Muhammed Youusuf Abdullah Haroon||18 February to 1949 7 May 1950|
|Qazi Fazalullah Ubedullah||8 May 1950 to 24 March 1951|
|Khan Bahadur Muhammed Ayub Khoro||25 March 1951 to 29 December 1951|
|Pirzada Abdul Sattar||22 May 1953 8 to November 1954|
|Khan Bahadur Muhammed Ayub Khoro||9 November 1954 to 13 October 1955|
|Mumtaz Ali Bhutto||1 May 1972 to 20 December 1973|
|Ghulam Mustufa Jatoi||25 December 1973 to 5 July 1977|
|Justice. (Rtd.) Syed Ghous Ali Shah||6 April 1985 to 6 April 1988|
|Akhtar Ali G. Qazi||11 April 1988 to 24 June 1988|
|Akhtar Ali G. Qazi (Caretaker)||31 August 1988 to 2 December 1988|
|Syed Qaim Ali Shah||2 December 1988 to 25 February 1990|
|Aftab Shauban Mirani||26 February 1990 to 6 August 1990|
|Jam Sadiq Ali (Caretaker)||6 August 1990 to 5 November 1990|
|Jam Sadiq Ali||5 November 1990 to 5 March 1992|
|Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah||6 March 1992 to 18 July 1993|
|Syed Ali Madad Shah (Caretaker)||19 July 1993 to 21 October 1993|
|Syed Abdullah Shah||21 October 1993 to 6 November 1996|
|Mumtaz Ali Bhutto (Caretaker)||6 November 1996 to 22 February 1997|
|Liaquat Ali Jatoi||22 February 1997 to 30 October 1998|
|Sardar Ali Muhammed Maher||17 December 2002 to 7 June 2004|
|Dr. Arbab Ghulam Rahim||9 June 2004 to 18 November 2007|
|Syed Qaim Ali Shah||7 April 2008 to 21 March 2013|
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