Maryam Nawaz Makes History as First Woman Chief Minister in Punjab, Pakistan

Maryam Nawaz Makes History as First Woman Chief Minister in Punjab, Pakistan


Maryam Nawaz, 50, made history by taking the oath as the first woman Chief Minister of West Punjab in Pakistan. As a leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), she acknowledged the weight of filling the legacy of her father, three-time Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and her uncle Shehbaz Sharif, set to become the country’s next Prime Minister. In her inaugural speech in Punjab’s Provincial Assembly, she emphasized that this victory belonged to every woman, mother, and sister, expressing hope that she wouldn’t be the last, and the triumph for women would persist.

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Notably, Maryam Nawaz is the first woman to hold the position of Chief Minister in Punjab, and her accomplishment adds to the legacy of women leaders in Pakistani politics, with Benazir Bhutto being the first woman Prime Minister in the country’s history. Maryam Nawaz recognized the challenges ahead, stating that her competition was not with others but with the esteemed figures within her party. She pledged to exceed expectations and outlined her commitment to being the Wazir-e-Ala not just for her party but for the entire Punjab, extending an open invitation to the Opposition. With her father and uncle guiding the plan for Punjab’s future, Maryam conveyed her determination to perform admirably, acknowledging the difficulty of stepping into their legacy.

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