Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh for Information, Law and Anticorruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab while addressing a seminar on World Consumers’ Rights Day at local hotel on Thursday said that protection of consumers’ rights was responsibility of government adding that Sindh government has established 27 consumer courts recently throughout the province.
He said that though it was a bit late but soon magistrate and required would be posted in these courts to fictionalized them completely. He said that after completion of the process these courts would be useful for redressal of consumers’ complaints.
He said that complaints regarding food products and health related items would be given preference in these courts.
He said that Sindh government was trying it’s best to make these courts completely useful for the citizens so that gap between manufacturers and customers could be abolished.
He said that they were ready to introduce reforms for safe guarding the rights of consumers and invited civil society to point out flaws in this regard. The advisor was of view that in spite of new legislation, it was imperative to implement existing laws.
He said that civil society has to play its role and every member of society should contribute in this regard as it was our combined responsibility. Later talking to media, the advisor said that PPP in Sindh was being targeted for political victimization by the NAB.
He said that Jam Khan Shoro was a respectable member of Sindh Assembly and getting bail was his right. According to advisor accountability should be across the board not on the aspiration of rulers.
To a question, he said that all genuine demands of teachers would be accepted and they should remain in coordination with relevant administration.