Shazia Marri Information Minister Sindh Born: N/A Profession: Politician Affiliation(s): Paksitan Peoples Party Citizenship: Pakistani Ms.Shazia Marri (08/10/1972 Karchi) MPA PSW-133 Currently serving as Minister of Tourism sindh and now She Made Information Minister of Sindh. Education Bachelor of Arts (B.A) Political affiliation Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPP-P) Previous Positions Provincial Assembly of Sindh Member 2002-2007 Relatives in present or past assemblies Father Atta Muhammad Marri (Deputy Speaker) Provincial Assembly of Sindh 1990-1993 Mother Parveen Marri Provincial Assembly of Sindh 1985-86 Paternal Grandfather Haji Ali Muhammad Marri Sindh Legislative Assembly 1944-45 Berani and Karachi, in tandem: Born and educated in Karachi, Marri belongs to the Berani village in Sanghar district. Shazia Marri The victim of a child marriage Shazia Marri was engaged at 11, married at 14 and divorced with a baby by the time she was 16. At an age when girls are just beginning to dream of a good life, hers was shattered. Sworn to the provincial assembly through PPP’s reserved seat, Marri always wanted to prove her mettle. She is currently serving as Provincial Minister for Information, Sindh. She regularly visited her village throughout her childhood. Her family house was one amongst the many built within a huge compound. She cherishes many happy memories of playing in her grand aunt’s house. Besides being a politician, her father was also an agriculturist. Her family’s basic livelihood depended on his regular visits to the village. Personal Career Have remained a member of the Public Accounts Committee and Standing Committee o Health. Submitted 06 Bills during 2002-2007and remained the spokeperson on Finance for the PPP group in Opposition from 2002-2007. Worked extensively on Finance / Budget issues, organised pre-budget forums. She was Information Minister from April 2008 to January 2010.