Nasir Shah orders IGP to hold Probe into theft of assets of Steel Mill


Minister for Information and Local Government Syed Nasir Hussain Shah held third meeting with Steel Mill Union leaders.

The meeting was attended by  Shamshad Qureshi of People’s Unity, Saleem Gill of Insaf Union and Asim Bhatti of Jamaat-e-Islami Union, trade union leader Karamat Ali and others.

Secretary Labor Rashid Solangi and senior officers of Labor Department were also present on the occasion.

The meeting reviewed the implementation of the decisions taken in the previous meetings.

Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said that the Sindh government has implemented all the decisions taken in the earlier meetings.

Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said that the Sindh government would be as a party in the ongoing case on the steel mill issue in the Supreme Court.

Provincial Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah telephoned IG Sindh on complaints of theft of billions of rupees of assets of steel mills and directed to appoint a competent police officer to investigate the matter.

Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said that theft of assets worth billions of rupees from Steel Mill is a serious matter.After transparent enquiry FIR should be registered against those involved.

He directed IGP to establish police picket to secure billions of rupees worth of assets of the steel mill.

On the occasion, Shamshad Qureshi of People’s Unity said that President Asif Ali Zardari had signed an MoU with Russia for the revival of the steel mill, but it could not be implemented after the completion of the term of the PPP government.

He requested that consultation on the revival of steel mill with Russian delegation under MoU signed during PPP government at federal government. Trade union leader Karamat Ali and others also spoke on the occasion.


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