KARACHI: Chief Minister (CM) of Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has appreciated maximum support being ensured by Federal government to continue targeted operation in Karachi, ARY News reported.
Syed Qaim Ali Shah said that actions will be taken against the terrorist with full strength.
He declared Federal Interior Minister’s assurance for the provision of explosives detecting vehicles to Sindh Police as apposite and a step that will encourage Sindh Police.
“Sindh Government has already surmounted many difficulties of Police with procurement of APCs, bullet proof vehicles, Jackets and helmets and all other required equipments are being provided to police officials on emergency basis to protect policemen but to make them strong enough to meet the challenges of terrorism which according to him was a big threat to the nation”, he added.
The Chief Minister expressed these views in the meeting of law and order chaired by Federal Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan in CM House on Thursday.
The meeting was attended by Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Shajreel Inam Memon, Chief Secretary Sajjad Saleem Hotivana, Additional Chief Secretary Home Syed Mumtaz Ali Sindh, IG Sindh Police Shahid Nadeem Baloch and other officials.
He said that though some incidents of terrorism have occurred in January and today as well but overall, the crime rate in heinous offenses has considerably declined after targeted operation.
Briefing about initiative taken by Sindh government to make Karachi operation successful, Qaim Ali Shah said that Sindh government has altered the enhanced salary package for sensitive police stations, recruited 400 investigation officers in Sindh Police, established of five new Anti Terrorism Courts for trial of cases registered against terrorists during the targeted operation, shifted the hardened convicts from prisons in other province and transferred the sensitive cases to other cities within province.