Karachi (Staff Report): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has nominated Syed Murad Ali Shah as a party candidate for the post of chief minister.

A party spokesman said that the nomination has been made by PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.

In the Sindh Assembly, PPP managed to secure 74 seats whereas Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerged as the second largest party in the province with 22 seats.

Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) took the third position with 16 seats in the provincial assembly.

On Saturday, Muhammad Zubair Umar resigned from his position as Sindh Governor.

Zubair, who is brother of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Asad Umar, had been appointed the 32nd Governor of Sindh in February 2017.

According to Muhammad Zubair , he has sent his resignation to President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain.

During the former PML-N government, Muhammad Zubair also served as chairman of the Privatisation Commission of Pakistan from 2013 to 2017.