Syed Qaim Ali Shah has been remained Chief Minister of Sindh for three times.Syed Qaim Ali Shah last two terms continuous, a total of eight years, make him the longest peroid for Chief Minister of Sindh.Qaim Ali Shah is the Sindh President of the Pakistan Peoples Party ( PPP) and an elected Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) from PS-220 (Khairpur-1).
|Name:||Syed Qaim Ali Shah|
|In Urdu:||سید قائم علی شاہ جیلانی )|
|Education:||Bachelor of Laws|
|Date:||13 September 1928|
|Political Party:||Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)|
|Role:||Chief Minister of Sindh|
|Dates:||2 December 1988 – 25 February 1990|
|President:||Ghulam Ishaq Khan|
|Prime Minister:||Benazir Bhutto|
|Preceded By:||Akhtar Ali Ghulam Qazi|
|Governor :||Qadeeruddin Ahmed Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim|
|Succeeded By:||Aftab Shaban Mirani|
|In Office 2|
|Role:||Chief Minister of Sindh|
|Dates:||6 April 2008 – 20 March 2013|
|President:||Asif Ali Zardari|
|Prime Minister:||Yousaf Raza Gillani, Raja Parvez Ashraf, Mir Hazar Khan Khoso|
|Governor :||Ishrat-ul-Ibad Khan|
|Preceded By:||Abdul Qadir Halepoto|
|Succeeded By:||Zahid Qurban Alvi|
|In Office 3:||Role:17th Chief Minister of Sindh|
|Dates:||30 May 2013 – 27 July 2016|
|President :||Mamnoon Hussain|
|Prime Minister :||Nawaz Sharif|
|Preceded by :||Zahid Qurban Alvi|
|Succeeded by:||Syed Murad Ali Shah|
Syed Qaim Ali Shah is a famous face for Pakistanis. He is a renowned politician who has been serving district of Khairpur. He is a politician of influential background who has been associated with the politics of Sindh for years. Not only this he has been a firm representative of his party policies over media and has interacted with people through media. He is the voice and a famous face of his party. He belongs to famous, mainstream, democratic political party that has long years of struggle for restoration of democracy and against the dictatorship. His outlook speaks a lot about his seniority. He is currently serving as the leader of house which is a really responsible position.
His father Syed Abdullah Shah also had the additional portfolio of finance when he served as chief minister of Sindh during Benazir Bhutto’s second government.Syed Qaim Ali Shah has four sons and eight daughters.The four children from his first marriage include Syed Muzaffar Ali Shah, Dr. Syed Liaquat Ali Shah, Shamshad Shah and Najma Shah. Syed Muzaffar Ali Shah is primarily an agriculturalist while Dr. Liaquat Ali Shah is an eye-specialist. Shamsad and Najma are housewives.
Syed Asad Ali Shah, Dr. Nusrat Shah, Naheed Shah Durrani, Nuzhat Shah, his sister Dr. Nighat Shah, Dr. Nafisa Shah, and Syed Afzal Shah are his children from his marriage to Husn Afroze.
Shah acquired his early education in Khairpur district of Sindh. He acquired his LLB degree from Karachi’s Sindh Muslim Law College. He started practising law in his native city of Khairpur.
He started his political career by joining Pakistan Muslim League.He contested former military dictator Ayub Khan’s basic democracies elections twice and emerged victorious both times.Qaim Ali Shah was also a close all of former president and prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. He defeated Ghous Ali Shah in the 1970 general elections and became the state minister for industries.The PPP leader also took part in the Movement for the Restoration of Democracy (MRD) against ex-military dictator General Zia-ul-Haq in 1980s.He lost to Ghous Ali Shah in the 1997 general elections. He became member of the Parliament’s upper house (Senate) the same year.He was elected as Chairman District Council Khairpur in 1960. He was elected M.N.A in general election 1970 general election and served as Federal Minister for Industries & Kashmir Affairs.
bSindhs Chief Ministerb
Syed Qaim Ali Shah became Sindh’s chief minister for the first time in 1988. However, he was replaced by Aftab Shaaban Mirani two years later.
Shah emerged victorious in following general elections.
bPresident of PPP Sindhb
He is a member of the Sindh Provincial Assembly. Currently he is the President of the Pakistan Peoples Party of Sindh, a province which forms the core strength of the PPP and is besides the home province of Benazir Bhutto.
bChief Minister Sindh 1988-1990b
Qaim Ali Shah served first term as Chief Minister of Sindh from 2 December 1988 to 25 February 1990. He contests elections from the Khairpur constituency from where he has won six times. He lost only once in 1997, to Ghous Ali Shah.
bSenater of Pakistan 1997 – 2000b
He was subsequently elected to the Senate of Pakistan.
bImprisoned Under Martial Lawb
Qaim Ali Shah was imprisoned under martial law when General Zia-ul-Haq was in power and was present when Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was sentenced to death.
bChief Minister Sindh 2008b
On April 7, 2008, Qaim Ali Shah was again elected as the 23rd Chief Minister of Sindh, after his party won 90 seats out of total of 168 in the 2008 Sindh provincial elections.
bChief Minister 3rd Time 2013b
Syed Qaim Ali Shah is the former chief Minister of Sindh. He has been elected as Chief Minister of Sindh province for the third time .
- Elected as Chairman District Council Khairpur in Ayub Khan’s Era.
- Elected as MNA in 1970 and became Federal Minister for Industries & Kashmir Affairs.
- Elected as MPA in 1990 and appointed as a Leader of Sindh Assembly.
- Elected as a Senator in 1997.
- Elected as MPA in 2002.
- Elected as MPA in 2008 and became Chief Minister Sindh for second time.
- Remained six times MPA Sindh Assembly, MNA & Senator for once.
- Remained President of PPP Sindh for three tenures, i.e. 1973 to 1977, 1987 to 1997 & from 2004 till to date.
- Permanent Contact: Jillani Mohalla, Taluka and District Khairpur Mirs.
- Present Contact 1: H.No.50, street NO.14, Khayaban-e-Mujahid, Phase V, D.H.A. Karachi
- Present Contact 2: Chief Minister House, Karachi