Sindh Assembly passes resolution against electricity loadshedding

Sindh Assembly

KARACHI: Sindh Assembly on Tuesday has approved resolution against federal government regarding electricity load shedding.
According to details, Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani presided over the meeting during which Chief Minister of Sindh (CM) Murad Ali Shah said that we are neither getting electricity nor gas despite paying huge bills.
He said that Sindh is suffering from prolonged power and gas outages due to lack of resources. He further asked the authorities to stop discrimination and equally divide the funds.
Later on, addressing a press conference, the chief minister said foundation stone of Karachi Circular Railway project would be laid in September this year.
The chief minister said he was invited for a visit to China by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, adding that Chinese President expressed his pleasure over the arrival of the four chief ministers of Pakistan’s federating units.
Commenting on China’s One Road One Belt, he said the initiative would link as many as 64 countries including European countries.
When asked to comment on Pak Sar Zameen Party’s recent protest in Karachi, Shah said the former Karachi mayor is becoming Altaf Hussain 2.
“Protesters had assured authroties of ending the demonstration at FTC but later they announced to march on Chief Minister House. I am not the only one who reside there, other people also live near the Chief Minister House,” he said.
He said demonstrators arrested from the demonstration have been released. He also expressed reservations over the “inappropriate language” used in the media against his government.


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