KARACHI: Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui on Friday took oath as Governor Sindh.
It is to be mentioned here that Siddiqui was appointed Governor Sindh by the federal government by removing Dr Ishratul Ibad, who served as Governor for 14 long years, which is a record.
The oath taking ceremony was held at Governor House, Karachi, where Chief Justice Sindh High Court Justice Sajjad Ali Shah took oath from Siddiqui.
The ceremony was attended by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani, PML-N leaders, provincial ministers, MNAs, MPAs, and high civil and military officials.
Born at Calcutta on December 1, 1937, Siddiqui received his school education at Lucknow. He graduated from University of Karachi in 1958 and did his LL.B. from University of Karachi in 1960.
He joined the Bar in February 1961 and enrolled as Advocate of High Court of West Pakistan. In November 1963, he enrolled as Advocate of Supreme Court of Pakistan. He was appointed as judge of High Court of Sindh on May 5, 1980.