Sparring with the Pakistan authorities over delay of developmental tasks within the Sindh province, Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah remarked that speaking or writing to Prime Minister Imran Khan is like conversing with the deaf.
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In a meeting of the National Economic Committee on Tuesday, Shah stated that he was involved over the delay in developmental tasks within the province and blamed Imran Khan for the scenario, reported The Frontier Post.
“We [Sindh government] told the PM to give us the money with the promise to construct roads in a year but they never did,” the Sindh chief minister stated.
Shah additionally stated that the Finance Division had introduced 14 schemes for the Punjab province this year alongside with 10 for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 28 for Balochistan and simply two for Sindh.
“Only two schemes worth ₹1.5 billion were announced for Sindh,” he complained, including that it was not sufficient for the province that was producing 70 per cent of the nation’s income.
Pointing that none of Sindh’s tasks had been included within the National Highway Authority (NHA) portfolio, he stated that the NHA has allotted simply ₹7 billion for Sindh growth tasks this year.
On Monday, the Sindh Chief Minister wrote a letter to Khan complaining of “blatant bias against Sindh” and accused him of not contemplating the individuals of the province, reported The Frontier Post.
Regarding the Bahria Town protest, Shah stated that the Sindh province was allowed all constructions on the land it had purchased. “We were told that a peaceful protest is being organised and the demonstrators were instructed against violence, road blockades and hate speech,” he stated.
The protest in Bahria Town Karachi (BTK) towards land grabbing turned violent as quick meals franchises, a number of autos, a showroom and two workplaces of property brokers had been set ablaze and police resorted to teargas shelling and firing rubber bullets.
An anti-terrorism court docket in Karachi has handed over 120 individuals to the police for two-day bodily remand, reported The Frontier Post.