CM Sindh provides list of complaints, PM forms committee


KARACHI: Sindh government on Wednesday has provided list of complaints regarding development projects in the province in the meeting chaired by the Prime Minister (PM).


PM Nawaz Sharif formed a committee to pay heed to the provincial government’s reservations while he chaired a meeting in the Chief Minister (CM) House in Karachi.

According to details, Nawaz was briefed about different development project including yellow, green and red line bus service. The PM was told that the green line bus service would be at least 17.8 kilometre (Km) with as many as 21 stations.

The PM told CM Qaim Ali Shah that Rs 8 billion have been granted for the green line project. The CM however, replied that Rs 16 billion are required for the project.

CM Shah also complained that the funds to maintain law and order in the province are granted with a delay by the federation.

PM Nawaz issued directives to authorities concerned to finalise discussion regarding the matter within four months.

The committee formed by the PM comprises of federal ministers Ishaq Dar and Abdul Qadir Baloch. As many as two ministers among Finance Minister Murad Ali Shah from Sindh have been made part of the committee.

The committee will send a report to the PM after monitoring development projects by the federation.