Federal govt giving ample funds for development of Sindh: Haleem

KARACHI – Police on Tuesday arrested Leader of the Opposition in Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh for violating code of conduct during Malir by-election.
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Leader of opposition in Sindh Assembly, Haleem Adil Sheikh has said that the federal government was giving ample funds for development of Sindh and the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday would unveil a package for Sindh.

Addressing a press conference at IBA Sukkur, he said that the federal government gave Sindh Rs 60 billion during hard times.

He said Ehsaas cash fund money was still being distributed. He said Prime Minister Imran Khan would announce a Sindh package in Sukkur and he would also visit Karachi.

He said Federal minister Asad Umar has visited different areas and was visiting Sindh for mega projects.

He said the federal government was going to give the people of Sindh what they were not given by Sindh government during last 13 years.

He said Rs 600 Crore have already been spent in district Matiari but these funds were not yet seen adding that such funding were also present in all other districts also.

Haleem Adil further said that in Sindh jobless youth were being given loans up to Rs1million.

He said cash assistance was being given to 1.9 million beneficiaries of Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program.

He said two installments of Rs6000 were being paid in one go. He said the federal government has given a package of Rs 60 billion to the masses through utility stores.

He said he would like to ask from the government of Sindh what it has done for poor masses.

He said the corruption mafia got CNICs from poor masses in the name of ration and tractors were obtained on these cards on cheap rates and sold in Punjab on higher rates.

He said this landmark corruption was also done by the Omni Group. He said a reference was being filed in this regard.