Sindh's new sports minister is in the news for being the 'Sardar of Swag'
Newly inducted into the Sindh cabinet and given charge of the sports portfolio, Sardar Muhammad Bux Khan Mahar is making news for possibly being the minister with the most swag — and that's having fought off competition from Burberry-toting colleagues like Sharmila Farooqi.
You've heard about the 'Sultan of Swing'. But have you heard about the 'Sardar of Swag'?
Not yet? Allow us to introduce you...
to Sardar Muhammad Bux Khan Mahar.
Newly inducted into the Sindh cabinet and given charge of the sports portfolio, Mahar is making news for possibly being the minister with the most swag — and that's having fought off competition from Burberry-toting colleagues like Sharmila Farooqi.
Just how has Mahar been granted the label 'Ministry of Swag'?
Pakistan's Dawn.com has some reasons.
Among them are:
1. Mahar's two titles
Sardar? That's Chief Sardar to you, son. On social media accounts that haven't been verified as his (and are probably run by fans), the 28-year-old, father-of-two goes by this moniker. The Facebook and Instagram accounts are like a "fabulous life of..." documentation, including photos from Mahar's meetings with other bureaucrats and officials, of him sitting around, of his luxury vehicle(s), and his designer suits.
2. His dapper threads
Bond (yes, James) couldn't hold a candle to Mahar's dapper suits. Even when he plays it casual.
3. His propensity for throne-like seating
Because what says 'boss' better than a throne, right?
4. His garage full of luxury rides
Mahar's rides need no pimpin'. We bet the Fast and Furious bunch would like to get their hands on one of these babies.
#SGM villa house✌ A photo posted by chief sardar mohammad bux khan (@mahar_sardar) on
5. His fan following
Yes, they write things like "King of Mahar" on his photos and then share those on social media.
We rest our case.
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