Sindh CM vows to improve governance, eliminate corruption and terrorism


GARHI KHUDA BAKHSH, (INP) Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has vowed to improve governance, eliminate menace of corruption and terrorism and resolve the problems of the people.
Talking to media here Sunday after visiting the mausoleums of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto the Chief Minister thanked the people of Sindh for supporting the PPP and assured that the government would address their problems. Accompanied by Nisar Khoro and other party leaders, the Chief Minister laid floral wreaths at the graves of ZA Bhutto, Benazir Bhutto, Nusrat Bhutto and other members of Bhutto family and offered Fateha for the departed souls.
He said challenges are many but was confident that with the support of the opposition, they would reach the destination.He said the overall law and order situation in Sindh is much better today than it was eight years ago which is a success of former Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah.
To a question, the Chief Minister said he is not favour of protocol but security is needed.
Syed Murad Ali Shah said that action will be taken against criminals wherever they are and the menace of terrorism will be eliminated. He said benefits of Operation Zarb e Azab would not be fully derived until the capacity of police is strengthened and enhanced. He said the police will have to be prepared to confront criminals and terrorists.
He said there is an impression of more corruption in Sindh but elaborated that it is not more than other provinces. He said the corruption existed even before the creation of Pakistan but assured that he would not allow corruption in the future.
The Chief Minister wearing the cap of PPP flag colour with ZA Bhutto’s photo on the forehead, said he will work with all his cabinet colleagues to address the people’s problems.
Answering another question, Syed Murad Ali Shah said schedule for elections of Mayors Deputy Mayors, and Chairmen of local governments has been announced and assured that they will get due powers to address the problems of the masses.
He said the issue of extension of powers of the Rangers would be settled very soon.He condemned Saturday’s blasts in Larkana in which a rangers official was killed and three others injured. He said he visited the injured Rangers in Sukkur today and inquired about their health.