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Members of Senate

Sassui Palijo
Name: Sassui Palijo
Tenure: March 2015 to March 2021
Province: Sindh
Party: Pakistan People's Party Parliamentarian (PPP-P)
Seat Description: Women

Contact Detail

Office Number: 051-9244715
E-mail: sassuipalijo@senate.gov.pk
Local Address: H-408, Parliament Lodges, Islamabad.
Permanent Address: 50-A, A Street, DHA Phase-5, Karachi. Sindh

Committee (s)

Academic Career

MA Political Science, University of Sindh, (1998)

Other Information

Sassui Palijo is a politician and a columnist from Thatta, Sindh, Pakistan. She is currently representing Sindh in the Senate of Pakistan. Before that she was part of Sindh provincial assembly after winning general elections in 2002 and again in 2008 from PS-85, MirPur Sakro,Thatta.

Sassui Palijo was the only female member out of 168 provincial assembly members to be directly elected in Sindh Assembly in 2008.

She also holds the claim to be the first directly elected woman minister in Sindh Cabinet where she successfully served her term as the Minister for Culture and Tourism Sindh from 2008 to 2013.

Currently Sassui is the Chairperson of Senate Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs as well as a member of different Senate Standing and functional Committees. Her main areas of focus have been water issues and devolution process (post 18th Amendment).

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