ISLAMABAD: According to the powersharing formula, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif at the head coalition government has decided to appoint Nasrin Jalil of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) as governor of Sindh, Geo News reported on Sunday.
office of Governor of Sindh became vacant on On April 12, when PTI leader Imran Ismail resigned, hours in front of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif took sworn in as 23rd prime minister of Pakistan.
Sources with knowledge of the matter said that Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif sent a summary suggesting the name of Nasrin Jalil for coveted by post-president Arif Alvi.
It is appropriate to mention here that MQM-P has proposed five names for in post of Governor of Sindh said party sources.
Sources said the names were sent to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. for final OK. Five party members proposed by MQM-P for in post include Nasrin Jalil, Amir Khan, Amir Chishti, Wasim Akhtar and Kishwar Zehra.
It is appropriate to mention here that Nasrin Jalil will first female governor in provinces in almost 47 years old. in the past, Raana Liaqat Ali Khan served as Governor of Sindh from 1973 to 1975.
Profile of Nasrin Jalil
Nasreen Jalil was born in Lahore but she spent the most of her time in Karachi. As a child she lived in London. She went to Paris for her education. Apart from Urdu, she speaks fluently in English and French.
She is joined MQM and started her political career from Karachi. She served as a senator for two times. Nasrin Jalil was elected as chairman of Senate Standing Committee on Human rights in 1994 and 2012.
During an operation in Karachi, she was arrested and handed over down three-year jail term. Spending six months in jail she was placed under house arrest.