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Ismail Announces To Demolish Walls Around Bilawal House

Karachi (August 13, 2018): Nominated Sindh Governor Imran Ismail on Monday said that he will take all along to serve the people of the province.

Talking to media men in front of Sindh Assembly today he said that joint opposition in Sindh Assembly will take part in the election of leader of the house, speaker and deputy speaker.

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He said that the joint opposition has decided that candidate for the election of the leader of the house will be from Grand Democratic Alliance, for the speaker from MQM Pakistan and for deputy speaker from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf.

Opposition leader in Sindh Assembly will be from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf.

He further said that the party stands by its statement regarding demolishing of walls erected around Bilawal House for security.

Ismail said demolition of the walls is on the party agenda and Pakistan Peoples Party, which owns the building, will be approached in this regard.

Legal action will be taken if walls are not removed, he said.The PTI has previously criticised PPP for erecting walls around the residence, which it says hinders free movement of civilians.

On the contrary, Ismail on Sunday said the party has no intentions of “bulldozing” the Governor House.

He said that PM-elect Imran Khan never claimed to ‘bulldoze’ Governor House.

Earlier today, newly elected members of Sindh Assembly were administered oath of their office.

The inaugural session of the assembly was chaired by the speaker, Agha Siraj Durrani. 168 members of the house took oath for the upcoming tenure of the Sindh Assembly.

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Assembly members took oath in Sindh, Urdu and English Languages.

In the Sindh Assembly, the PPP won 73 general provincial assembly seats, with the inclusion of five minority and 17 women reserved seats, it is leading the tally with 95 seats.The PTI has been allocated 30 seats, including 23 general seats, five reserved women, and two minority members. While the MQM-Pakistan will have its 21 members in the assembly after winning 16 general seats, four reserved women and one minority seats.

The GDA will have 15-member representation in the Sindh Assembly. Under the seat-share formula, it has been given four reserved women and one minority seat on its 10 general seats.

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) will have three members in the legislative assembly with two members on general seats and one reserved women seat. Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal will have one-member representation in the assembly.

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