KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah today (Tuesday) has asserted that foreign terrorists had attacked the building of the Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi.
Addressing a ceremony at Central Police Office (CPO) in Karachi, CM Murad has issued directives to Law Enforcement Agencies to increase security measures across the city.
The ceremony was organized to pay tribute to the martyred police officials who sacrifice their lives in thwarting the attack. CM Sindh also distributed a certificate among more than 10 personnel of Rapid Response Force.
On the occasion, CM Murad paid rich tribute to the martyrs for sacrificing lives in the PSX terror. He also announced to give financial assistance worth Rs 500,000 to each police officials who foiled the attack whereas, the families of the martyred personnel will be given Rs10 million each.
Referring to private security guards, he announced to give financial assistance worth Rs5 million to the families of private security guards. The financial aid of Rs1 million each will be given to the wounded security officials, he added.
CM Murad Ali Shah said the federal government should seek the permission of the provincial authorities within the constitutional boundaries before assigning a task. He was pointing to the issue of receiving income tax and withholding tax on behalf of the Centre.
Commenting over the coronavirus situation, CM Sindh expressed fear that the pandemic will not be completely eliminated if the same situation persists here in the country.