Murad wants maximum job opportunities for people purely on merit
sehwan (jamshoro)—Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has informed that a plan was under consideration for installation of a treatment plant to make the contaminated water of the lake drinkable.
The plant would meet the drinking water requirements of the residents of the Manchar lake, he said while talking to media persons at his native village Wahur and later at the Mazar of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar at Sehwan on Sunday.
Talking about his recent visit to Punjab, the Chief Minister said he emphatically presented the case for the National Finance Commission (NFC) award. ‘We will continue the struggle for rights of the Sindh province,’ he said. He expressed satisfaction over the law and order situation in Karachi and warned that no one would be allowed to take the law into their hands.
Syed Murad Ali Shah said he became the Chief Minister because of the trust reposed in him by the PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and PPP-Parliamentarians President Asif Zardari.
‘It’s my responsibility to serve the people and provide them optimum facilities following the footsteps of my late father and former Chief Minister Sindh Syed Abdullah Shah,’ he said.
To a question, he informed that a cabinet meeting scheduled after the Eid holidays would decide about lifting the ban on appointments on the government’s jobs in the province.
The Chief Minister also visited the residences of the local PPP leaders including Makhdoom Zameer Ahmed, Syed Ghulam Hadi Shah, Qazi Farooq and Habibullah Rind.
Earlier, addressing a reception hosted by PPP leader Ghulam Nabi Solangi here Sunday, Chief Minister made commitment to serve the masses and provide them maximum benefits at their nearest as done by his late father Syed Abdullah Shah in capacity of the chief executive of the province.
Besides launching development projects, he said the provincial government is also making efforts to create job opportunity for jobless people of the province so that they could improve their socio economic conditions and share their pool for the development of the province.
However, the Chief Minister made it clear that jobs would be provided to the people purely on merit after lifting ban on employment. The provincial government is planning to set up industrial areas in the province so that maximum job opportunities could be created for jobless people of the province, he added.
On demand of the participants of the ceremony, the Chief Minister assured that Sehwan Town Committee would soon be upgraded to the level of Municipal Committee so that the residents of the town could enjoy benefits of the development schemes through their elected representatives.
About the issue of hours long loadshedding, the Chief Minister said that Hyderabad Electric Supply Company should realize its responsibility and provide relief to power consumers, otherwise the provincial government would have no other choice except to explore new way of providing relief to the people of the province.
The provincial government is working on different projects of power generation to address the energy crisis, the Chief Minister said and informed that he also discussed the issue in this regard with the Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.—APP