Ex- Sindh Governor Ishratul Ebad leaves for Dubai

11 Nov, 2016 10:43 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Former Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad has on left for Dubai, after he was removed his office by the federal government ending his 14-years in the office.

Ishratul Ebad arrived at airport with full protocol and left for Dubai via private airline EK-605.

Talking to media at the Quaid-e-Azam International Airport, he prayed for the peace in Karachi, adding that he received love and respect from the people during his 14 years in office.

Just hours before leaving office, former Sindh governor visited the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and tombs of Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi and Hazrat Meeran Shah Bukhari.

During his visit, Ishratul Ebad laid wreath and offered fateha.

He said that it was an honor for him to serve the people of Karachi for the last 14 years.

The government had on Wednesday decided to remove Governor of Sindh Dr. Ishratul Ibad from his position after almost 14 years to hold the office.

Former chief justice Justice (r) Saeeduzzaman Siddiqui shot to fame when he defied the request given by Pervez Musharraf via the Law Minister and Legal Adviser Sharifuddin Pirzada to take a new oath under the Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO).

He was the candidate for president by PML-N during the 2008 presidential elections against PPPP’s Asif Ali Zardari. However, he lost the presidential election by 159 votes to Asif Ali Zardari, who was elected President of Pakistan.

Meanwhile, the newly-appointed Governor Sindh Justice (r) Saeeduzzaman Siddiqui will take oath today (Friday). Chief Justice Sindh High Court will administer the oath.

Members of the Sindh Cabinet, Chief Secretary Sindh and other dignitaries will attend the oath-taking ceremony of the newly-appointed governor.

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