Nasir blames Centre for ignoring Sindh in budget


Staff reporter


Sindh Minister for Information, Local Government, Housing &Town Planning, Religious Affairs, Forest and Wildlife Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that Sindh province had been neglected in the development budget of the federal government. He said that from looking at the projects that had been earmarked for other provinces, and those that had been earmarked for Sindh, in the development budget of the federal government, it became clear that how the Sindh province had been neglected, adding that, sadly the no federal minister talk about it, or comment on it. The senior provincial Minister said that the media should ask the representatives of the federal government why Sindh province had been ignored in the federal development budget, and why they did not talk about important issues of Sindh. Syed Nasir Hussain Shah also while strongly condemning the K-Electric said that the way Electric had started unannounced load shedding in the metropolis it had made people’s lives miserable.
Provincial Minister demanded that K Electric should immediately end this unannounced load shedding. He also slammed the Hyderabad Electric Supply Corporation and Sukkur Electric Supply Corporation and demanded that both the power utilities should immediately end unannounced load shedding, as it was causing immense distress to the people.
The senior provincial minister said, “How can we can convince people not to go out of their houses unnecessarily during in the time of Coronavirus pandemic when there is no electricity in the home?” Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said that the K-Electric had assured the Sindh government that it would not carry out load shedding during the lockdown, but after numerous complains of recent unannounced load shedding, the Chief Minister Sindh would talk to the K-Electric again. The provincial Information Minister said that whenever the Sindh government made any suggestion regarding K-Electric, the federal government immediately startted saying that the Sindh government had no authority in this regard.