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Maryam is the first woman Chief Minister of Pakistan

Taslima Jamal

Currently, Maryam is serving as the senior vice-president of PML-N.

Maryam Nawaz, daughter of former three-time prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, has been elected as the chief minister of Punjab. Members of the provincial council elected him as the chief minister on Monday.

According to a Geo News report, through this, Maryam was elected the first woman Chief Minister in the seven-decade history of Punjab and Pakistan.

Currently, Maryam is serving as the senior vice-president of PML-N. She is the elder daughter of Nawaz Sharif and niece of Shahbaz Sharif. He is the fourth Chief Minister and MP of the Sharif family from Punjab. At the same time, she is the first woman MPO of this family.

According to a Geo News report, the Chief Ministerial elections were held in the Punjab Provincial Assembly on Monday. On this day, 220 MPs of the Parishad voted and elected Maryam. His rival Rana Aftab Ahmad did not get any votes as the Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) boycotted the election. Rana Aftab was the candidate of Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC).

Assembly speaker Malik Ahmad Khan said that the counting of votes is over. Maryam Nawaz got 220 votes. Rana Aftab did not get any votes.

After being elected, Maryam said it is an honor for every mother, sister and daughter, that a woman has been elected as Chief Minister. I pray that this trend continues. More women took my place as Leader of Parliament.

He said, I wanted the opposition party to be present in this democratic process. I don’t want revenge. I myself have been arrested on this journey; My father has been arrested. My mother died.

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