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Tag: Government of Sindh

Rise in the prices of petroleum products and electricity will bring another storm of high prices in daily commodities: Jam Ikramullah Dharejo

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Karachi, January 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): Reacting to the news of increase in prices of petroleum products and electricity, Jam Ikramullah Dharejo, Provincial Minister for Industries and Commerce and Anti-Corruption and Cooperative Department, said in a statement on Friday that the rise in the prices of petroleum products and electricity will bring another storm of high prices in daily commodities. “The people are already burdened by inflation. This action by the federal government will increase the incidence of unemployment and suicide. The federal government should have mercy on the poor people. The coronavirus has already wreaked havoc on the economy,” he said. Dharejo further said that instead of providing relief to the people, the federal government was aggravating their problems which was ...

Malir Expressway to ease traffic congestion: Nasir Hussain Shah

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Karachi, January 09, 2021 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Information, Local Government, Forests and Religious Affairs Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that Malir Expressway was an important project which would not only ease the traffic congestion of city but also accelerate the pace development in Malir and surrounding areas adding that directives has been issued to address the concerns of residents of Malir. In a statement issued on Saturday, the Provincial Minister Local Government and Information stated mega project was launched on 24 December 2021, the foundation stone of project was laid down by chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. Later, some concerns were raised on the project by the locals residents of Samoon goth, Shafi goth and other adjacent areas of the pr...

Nasir Hussain Shah urges sit-in organizers to keep open one path of roads open

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Karachi, January 08, 2021 (PPI-OT): Sindh Minister for Information, Local Government and Religious Affairs Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has requested Hazara Community to perform burial of their loved ones and not to wait for these insensitive rulers and also not accept their condolences when they come later. He expressed these views on Friday while talking to journalists in the Sindh Assembly. He also strongly condemned the Prime Minister’s statement of blackmailing on the issue of Mach tragedy and said that what the Prime Minister said would also be someone else’s advice because the Prime Minister knows everything through someone else. Shah has stated that they share the grief of the Hazara community and the families of the martyrs, but hurdles and problems should not be created fo...

Chief Secretary Sindh reviews security, arrangements for by-elections

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Karachi, January 07, 2021 (PPI-OT): An important meeting was held at Sindh Secretariat under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Sindh Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah here on Thursday. The meeting reviewed security and other administrative arrangements for the by-elections to be held in Umerkot, Malir, Sanghar and Tharparkar from 18th January to 21st February 2021. The meeting also discussed matter of encroachment at lands of KCR and government agencies in the province. The meeting was attended by the Provincial Election Commissioner Aijaz Anwar Chohan, Senior Member Board of Revenue Qazi Shahid Pervaiz, All administrative Secretaries, All Divisional Commissioners, AIG Karachi Ghulam Nabi Memon, Administrator KMC and all Deputy Commissioners of Sindh. In the meeting, Provincial Election Commissioner ...

Mukesh Kumar Chawla directs officers to further improve the tax collection

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Karachi, January 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Department and Parliamentary Affairs Mukesh Kumar Chawla has directed the officers to further improve the tax collection situation as timely collection of taxes is a matter of urgency. He said this while presiding over a meeting at his office here today. The meeting was also attended by Secretary Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Department Abdul Haleem Sheikh, Directors General Haji Saleem Bhutto, Munir Ahmed Zardari, Additional Director Nasir Affandi, all Regional Directors and concerned officers. The meeting reviewed the collection of taxes by December 2020 and measures to eradicate drugs in the province. He also directed to form a team to conduct internal audit of Motor Vehicle ...

Sindh collects Rs43945.876 million in July to December 2020

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Karachi, January 06, 2021 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control and Parliamentary Affairs Mukesh Kumar Chawla has said that Sindh Excise and Taxation Department had collected a total of more than Rs43954 million in various taxes from July 2020 to December 2020. During the same period of the last financial year, tax of Rs39981.528 million was collected. He said this while presiding over a meeting here in his office. The meeting was also attended by Secretary Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Department Abdul Haleem Sheikh, Director Generals Haji Saleem Bhutto, Munir Ahmed Zardari, Additional Director Nasir Affandi, Director Taxes Iqbal Leghari and other officers. The meeting was informed that Rs. 4138.992 million was collected in terms of motor ...