Wednesday, February 1

Tag: Sindh government

Sindh striving hard to accelerate process of development: Khuhro

KARACHI:The Sindh government is striving hard to accelerate and improvise the process of development, specially in roads construction and development sector, while laying down a comprehensive network of roads in Sindh Province.   This was informed by Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister for Works and Services, while addressing as a chief guest at a certificate distribution ceremony arranged by project management unit Sindh Provincial Roads improvement project (SPRIP) works and services department at a local hotel here today.   Khuhro also praised the effects of Engineers working dedicatedly full time in the completion of the project. He further said that the services of Mushtaqe Ahmed Memon were also unforgettable, who worked effortless.   Ea...

Sindh allocates Rs 4 billion for rain affectees

KARACHI:Sindh government has allocated Rs 4 billion for the rain affectees and was making efforts to get Rs 4 billion more from the federal government.   “Sindh government is keenly interested to serve the people of Sindh practically, especially those who are living in far flung and remote areas of the province and the present Sindh government always stands with those people who are facing difficulties and are compelled to run their lives within meager and limited resource from their daily little bit earnings, he said while talking to the people belonging to various walks of life at Ali House this morning.   Shah told that the Sindh government had allocated a sum of Rs 4 billion for the rain affectees and was also trying to get more Rs 4 billion from the federal gover...

Local Bodies’ elections: SHC notices to Sindh govt, EC

KARACHI:The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday issued a contempt of court notices to the Sindh government and the Election Commission over their failure to hold local government elections in the province.   The ECP has been instructed to write another letter to the provincial government about the local body polls. A two-member bench of the SHC, headed by Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar, heard a petition filed by Sayed Mehmood Akhtar Naqvi, seeking local government elections to be held in the province.   Justice Mazhar asked the Election Commission when the elections will be held. The elections were suspended because of the census. The court ordered the Election Commission to write a new letter to the Sindh government pertaining to the local government elections.   ...

(CITY): Palm Oil Mill starts production in Sindh

KARACHI:The Sindh government has achieved another milestone of development by successfully executing its pilot project of palm oil production which was actually envisioned by Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto during the first tenure of her government.   The Palm Oil Mill, under the administrative supervision of the Environment, Climate Change, and Coastal Development Department, along with operational oversight of the Sindh Coastal Development Authority (SIDA), has started palm oil production. It will help save billions of dollars of foreign exchange annually as, before this breakthrough, Pakistan’s demand for palm oil was met through importing it mainly from Southeast Asian countries.   Spokesperson of Sindh Government and Advisor to CM Sindh on Law, Environment, Clima...

Sindh to launch municipal services under SSWM in Hyderabad, Kotri

KARACHI:Sindh government has decided to launch municipal services under Sindh Solid Waste Management in Hyderabad and Kotri.   Such municipal services would also be launched in Sukkur, Larkana, Mirpurkhas and Shaheed Benazirabad at a later stage.   The decision was taken in 13th meeting of Sindh Solid Waste Management Board held here with Provincial Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah on Tuesday. Secretaries of Local Government, Industries and Planning departments, Managing Director Solid Waste Management Board and other members attended the meeting.   MD Solid Waste Management Board informed the meeting that Kotri Municipal Corporation has signed the resolution while such resolution would also be signed in Qasimabad, Hyderabad for which the Commissioner o...

Covid positive cases ratio in Hyderabad is 8.7%: CM’s aide

KARACHI:Spokesperson for Sindh Government and Advisor for Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab, referring to positive cases of corona virus in Hyderabad, said in a statement on Monday that the rate of corona cases in Hyderabad district was not more than 15% while the rate in Hyderabad city was 15%, and that's wrong.   He clarified that 1,600 tests were done in the last 24 hours, of which 140 tested positive for the corona virus. The rate of positive cases in Hyderabad is 8.7 per cent. He added that 3200 tests had been carried out in the last 48 hours in which 276 have tested positive.   He appealed to the public to wear masks because of the rapid spread of the corona virus.