KARACHI: Governor Sindh Saeed uz Zaman Siddiqui was admitted to a private hospital here on Sunday.
According to reports, the governor is suffering from chest infection and breathing problems.
However, the Governor House spokesman said that Saeed uz Zaman was out of danger but in view of taking precautionary measures doctors have kept him under observation for a day.
Earlier, oath taking ceremony of the new Sindh governor Justice (R) Saeed-uz-Zaman took place on Friday at the Governor House.
Chief Justice Sindh High Court (SHC) Sajjad Ali Shah administered the oath of the appointed Sindh governor, after which he formally took charge of his responsibilities.
Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, Sindh Assembly speaker Agha Siraj Durrani, DG NAB Colonel Siraj Naeem and several other ministers attended the ceremony.
The decision to replace the governor for Sindh was made at a recent meeting between President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Geo News learnt. After which, the Presidency issued a notification of Zaman’s instatement as Governor on Wednesday.
Zaman has remained the Chief Justice of Pakistan from July 1999 till December 2005. During the former dictator General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf’s rule Zaman refused to take oath under the Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO).
In 2008 he ran as a presidential candidate from Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz.