CM pays visit to Malir
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that he has special affection for Malir district because it was created by his leader Shaheed Benazir Bhutto. “Our government will provide you with all the facilities including roads, good educational institutions, health facilities, water supply and you have to promise to look after these facilities for your families.”
This he said while addressing a gathering organized to inaugurate a hospital established through Public Private Partnership (PPP) with HANDS at Memon Goth Malir, said a statement issued here on Wednesday.
He was accompanied by provincial ministers Dr Sikandar Mendhro, Jam Khan Shoro and Imdad Pitafi, MNA Hakeem Baloch, MPA Sajid Jokhio, former advisor to CM Haji Muzafar Shujrah and others.
He said that provincial government had started Public Private Partnership (PPP) unit in the Finance department for different projects. This partnership is not meant for making money or earning profits but this is for the best service delivery to the people of the province and to enhance the working capacity and performance of the government, he added.
Murad said that access to quality health care is a challenge for his government. Adding that 20 per cent population lived over 10 kilometers far from a basic health facility and 46 percent lived over 10 kilometers far from a rural health center.
The CM said that government hospital Murad Memon Goth has become a success story of Public Private Partnership in Malir district. Earlier, the chief minister inaugurated 36-beded hospital at Asoo Goth. The hospital had been upgraded to general hospital.
The chief minister also announced to construct double road from Malir 15 up to Super Highway covering all the villages of the area. Later, Murad Ali Shah also visited senior PPP leader Jam Bijjar to inquire about his health.
The chief minister started his whirlwind tour from Malir 15 concluded at Dumba Goth where he inspected under construction Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Rehabilitation Center.