K arachi/Peshawar: The newly elected members of Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assemblies would elect chief minister, speaker, and deputy speaker on Thursday morning, say media reports.
Aga Siraj Durrani, MPA of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hassan MPA, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Irfanullah Marwat MPA, PML-N have filed their nomination papers to contest the election of the speaker of Sindh Assembly.
PPP’s Syeda Shahla Raza, MQM’s Heer Soho, and Pakistan Muslim League- Functional (PML-F) Nusrat Sahar Abbasi have filed their nomination papers to contest election of deputy speaker of the Sindh Assembly.
The nomination papers of all candidates passed the scrutiny. The voting will be held in Thursday’s first session.
The leader of the house will be elected in the second session.
PPP has nominated Syed Qaim Ali Shah as leader of the house.