Karachi, March 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the law and order was very much under control and “we are making fool proof arrangements for PSL-final match.” This he said while talking to media just after undertaking a visit to the national stadium today. He was accompanied by provincial Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal and Local Government Minister Jam Khan Shoro.
He said that he had held a number of meetings to review the arrangements inside and outside the stadium. “The Sindh government has prepared a beautiful ground within the premises of the stadium for practice and other matches,” he said and added all the approaching roads, streets, compound wall, stadium, beautification and repair of the stadium and such other were being done by his government. “This is our event and would all have to make it a successful,” he said.
Replying to a question, Murad Ali Shah said that he had provided enough funds to KMC so that all the roads, sewerage lines, lifting of garbage and such other civil works could be done. “Mayor Karachi has enough powers and he is also working for the betterment of the city,” he said.
Talking about suicide attack in Lahore, the chief minister said that it could not be linked with the law and order situation in Karachi. “We have taken strict measures, have broken the networks of terrorists and now I am sure they have no courage to emerge again,” he said and added ‘We are making the peace in the city sustainable,” he assured.
Replying to a question he said that nobody would be given passes to witness the PSL Final match. “To enjoy the match you have to buy the ticket, otherwise be happy by watching it on your TV sets at home,” he said in a lighter mood.
Replying to a question Murad Ali Shah said that he wished best of luck for all the teams participating in the PSL matches but “being chief minister of Sindh and Karachiite I am supporting and praying for Karachi Kings,” he said. Earlier, the chief minister visited all under construction/renovation parts and enclosures of the National Stadium and directed the local government minister to get it completed by March 22.
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