Pakistan has potential to emerge as prosperous country: Murad

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Staff Reporter

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Tuesday said that this country has a great potential to emerge as a prosperous one, if each and everyone of us start working honestly.
This he said while addressing the participants of 46th Specialized Training Programme (22nd ICC).
There were 34 under training police officers including two of Air Port Security (ASF).
The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Mumtaz Shah, Inspector of Police Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam, PSCM Sajid Jamal Abro, Home Secretary Usman Chachar, Secretary Finance Hassan Naqvi, Secretary Education Ahsan Mangi and others.
The CM Sindh said that the Sindh government improved the morale of the police by equipping them with latest training, arms & ammunition and enhanced their salary structure and also enhanced compensation for Shaheed policemen along with a job for heir of Shaheed and continuation of the salary of the Shaheed till his superannuation.
These measures boosted confidence among the policemen and they participated in the targeted operations launched in the city under National Action Plan so efficiently that they worked on major terrorist cases such as Safora incident, he added.
Murad lauded Pak Army who gave latest training to policemen and extended their full support. The credit of successful Karachi operation goes to police, Rangers and intelligence agencies, he said.
Karachi which was declared as 6th most dangerous city has now come down to 76th, this was the joint work of police, Rangers and intelligence agencies, he said.
He urged the under training policemen of Specialized Training Programme to work helpless and voiceless when they join field service and make all-out efforts to get them justice from the court by preparing best cases.
Talking about Thar Coal, Syed Murad Ali Shah said that Thar has changed and now it has embarked upon changing Pakistan by offering energy solution from Thar coal.
“We have realized the dream of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto by launching first ever 260 MW coal power plant and now work on Block-I and Block-IV has started and would generate more than 20,000 MW in the next 10 years.”
Murad said that the provincial government was also working for production of renewable energy.
He added that Sindh was producing over 1100 MW of wind energy and installation of 14 new projects was in progress.
“We are also going to start developing Grid Stations on PPP-mode through a provincial company, he said.
Talking about development of road network, Syed Murad Ali Shah said that all the provincial roads, major highways such as Thatta-Sujawal and bridges on Indus River have been constructed.
He said that the provincial government has served the people of Sindh but there was an issue of perception with our government and we have to improve it.