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K-IV has been turned from a dream to reality, says CM Murad

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that K-IV, the mega water project of Karachi, had turned into a reality because of sincerity of the provincial government. "Earlier, it was a dream and it would have never seen the day of the light had it not been redesigned and included all the missing components of the project," he said on Saturday while talking to media just after receiving presentation from Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) Commanding Officer Lt Col Usman Aftab at Keenjhar, the starting point…

Sindh CM directs to update curriculum according to UN Goals

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed the Education Department to update curriculum syllabus and text books to align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030 for which special focus would be given for improvement of science, mathematics and English language books. This he said that while presiding over a meeting to improve school education system here at the CM House. Minister Education Syed Sardar Shah, Principal Secretary to CM Sajid Jamal Abro, Secretary Education Qazi Shahid…

KBA delegation discusses problems of lawyer community with Sindh CM

KARACHI: A 17-member delegation of Karachi Bar Association (KBA) on Monday called on Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and discussed issues of the lawyer community with him. Chief Minister’s Advisor on Information Murtaza Wahab was also present on this occasion. Murad Shah acknowledging the sacrifices of the lawyers community for restoration of democracy said that he has special regards for them. “Our father of nation Quid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah was a leading lawyer and founder of PPP and prime minister…

Sindh CM reviews security arrangements for Muharram

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday chaired a high-level meeting on law and order situation and reviewed security arrangements for Muharram. He said the ulema of different school of thoughts had played a very constructive role in maintaining sectarian harmony among the people of the province, therefore there was no chance of any untoward incident during Muharram-ul-Harram. However, he said, his government was taking strict security measures and implementing code of conducts. The meeting was…

2,185 miscreants arrested ahead of polls, Sindh CM told

KARACHI: Inspector General Sindh Police Amjad Javed Saleemi on Tuesday told Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister Fazal-ur-Rehman that there was zero tolerance for miscreants and those who were trying to disrupt electioneering process. “Police have arrested 2,185 trouble makers so far and this intolerance would further aggravate if any one tried to take law into his hands,” he said. This was told in a high-level meeting chaired by the CM held here at the CM House to review the arrangements and facilities being made at the…

Sindh CM urges local bodies to keep cities clean for polling day

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Fazal-ur-Rehman on Friday directed the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) and other local bodies  of the province to ensure proper cleanliness and provision of necessary facilities in the area where polling stations would be set up. This he said while talking to Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar who called on him here at the CM House.  The chief minister said that he had already directed the local bodies to keep their respective areas neat and clean and get all the roads and drainage…

Sindh CM asks KE to stop unannounced load-shedding in Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Fazul-ur-Rehman on Thursday urged K-Electric (KE) not to resort to unannounced load-shedding in Karachi. He issued these directives on Thursday while pressing over a meeting with KE and Sindh Energy Department officials here at the CM House. The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary to CM Sohail Rajput, Chairman KE Tayyab Tareen, Director KE (Externa Affairs) Asmer Naeem, Sepcial Secretary Energy Department Rashid Kazi and Director Energy Department Tariq Shah.  The chief…

Sindh CM decides to deploy Rangers along canals to stop water theft

KARACHI: Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister Fazl-ur-Rehman on Thursday decided to deploy Pakistan Rangers at different canals, distributaries and irrigation channels to stop water theft so that water could be provided at the tail-end. He took this decision while presiding over a meeting of irrigation department to review water position at different barrages here at the CM House. The meeting was attended by Caretaker Irrigation Minister Mushtaq Shah, Principal Secretary to CM Sohail Rajput and Secretary Irrigation Syed Jamal…

Sindh CM says new dams not to be accepted on River Indus

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday said that under the National Water Policy (NWP) no new water storage/dam on River Indus would be acceptable until and unless a consensus was developed among all the stakeholders, particularly the lower riparian. This he said while presiding over a preparatory meeting for Council of Common Interest (CCI)'s scheduled meeting to be held in Islamabad in which National Water Policy would be discussed. Briefing the CM, Secretary Irrigation Jama Shah said that the…

Sindh CM seeks state funeral for Asma Jahangir

LAHORE: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday requested the federal government in writing for state funeral of Human Rights activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir, who passed away yesterday. In a letter to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the provincial chief minister has also requested the national flag to be flown at half-mast on the day of her funeral. Following the arrival of Asma Jahangir’s relatives and daughters in the country, the noted lawyer’s funeral, scheduled to be held at 2:00 pm tomorrow…