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Murad Shah orders reconstruction of drains in Karachi’s slum areas

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed Local Government Minister Jam Khan Shoro to construct drainage system and storm water drains in the Sindh capital's slum areas to improve the life of the people residing there. This he said while presiding over a meeting to review post-heavy rain situation in the megapolis. The meeting was attended by Jam Khan Shoro, Minister for Population & Provincial Disaster Management Authority Mumtaz Jakhrani, Minister for Information Syed Nasir Shah, Chief…

Health minister visits slums to monitor anti-polio campaign

ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar went door-to-door in Kachi Abadis (slum areas) in the outskirts of Islamabad to personally monitor the anti-polio campaign on second day of the three day nation-wide polio campaign. The minister was accompanied by Prime Minister’s Focal Person for Polio Eradication Ayesha Raza Farooq and senior officers. She went inside households in slum areas and spent time with mothers inquiring if their children had been vaccinated by the polio teams. She…