Lashing out at the Sindh government on Monday, Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar said that the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) led regime had paralyzed the local-body institutions. Talking to journalists, Wasim Akhtar demanded of the Sindh government to release the Provincial Finance Commission (PFC) award and hoped that the Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah will mull over their proposal. The Karachi mayor maintained that the provincial government cannot escape from its responsibilities through empty claims and statements. He said that democracy would be strengthened in the country if the government act upon their suggestions. Last year on June 21, Mayor of Karachi Wasim Akhtar had said that Sindh government was neither working nor letting them work. Talking to journalists during his visit to Lines Area, Wasim Akhtar had said that the whole city was going through agony due to the poor performance of the provincial government.