Haleem Adil appointed as opposition leader in Sindh Assembly
KARACHI (92 News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Haleem Adil has been appointed as the opposition leader in the Sindh Assembly.
The Sindh Assembly secretary has issued a notification in this regard after Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani approved the appointment.
Meanwhile, 19 from MQM-P and 11 GDA provincial assembly members supported Haleem Adil.
Earlier, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Firdous Shamim Naqvi has on Friday resigned from the Sindh Assembly as the opposition leader.
It is pertinent to mention here that Firdous Shamim tended his resignation before the Senate polls.
According to the sources, Firdous Shamim Naqvi has forwarded his resignation to party leadership. The PTI leader said he has been associated with the party for 24 years and it was the second time that his resignation was sought.
It has further been learnt that Haleem Adil Sheikh is likely to replace Firdous Shamim Naqvi as the opposition Leader in the Sindh Assembly. Let it be known that PTI had earlier asked Naqvi to resign on September 30, 2020.
The sources also said that Firdous Shamim Naqvi will be made the prime minister's focal person in Sindh.