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Sindh CM inaugurates Kalidas Dam in Nagarparkar

MITHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has inaugurated the Kalidas Small Dam in Nagarparkar with a storage capacity of 1,012.3 acre-feet constructed at the cost of Rs333 million. Addressing the inauguration ceremony, the chief minister said that the

Naval Chief Admiral Niazi calls on CM Sindh

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday received Pakistan’s new Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi at CM House. The chief minister felicitated the naval chief on assuming his position. He said that it was

CM Sindh announces ministerial probe into Safdar’s arrest

KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday announced that a ministerial committee will be formed to probe the circumstances surrounding the arrest of retired Captain Safdar. Addressing a media conference, the chief minister said they are forming a

Sindh to release wheat from its stocks on October 15

KARACHI: Sindh will likely to release wheat from its stocks between 15th to 20th October. The provincial food department has sought permission from the Chief Minister of Sindh in writing for the release of wheat to flour mills. Sindh had

CM Sindh, Asad Umar discuss Karachi Circular Railway revival

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Saturday discussed the revival of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) with Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Asad Umar. The meeting was attended Planning and Development Secretary Niaz Rana, Additional Secretary

PML-N expels five Punjab MPAs for meeting CM Buzdar

LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has expelled five MPAs from the party for meeting Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. A delegation of PML-N MPAs, Chaudhry Ashraf Ali, Muhammad Ghiyas Uddin, Muhammad Faisal Khan Niazi, Mian Jaleel Ahmed Sharaqpuri and

Sindh govt notifies 10-member PCIC for Karachi projects

KARACHI: The government of Sindh has constituted the Provincial Coordination and Implementation Committee (PCIC) to ensure the planning and execution of projects under the Karachi Transformation Plan. Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah is the chairman of the PCIC

Buzdar approves models of Bahawalpur, Multan civil secretariats

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has approved the models of civil secretariats of Bahawalpur and Multan. In a statement issued from Lahore, the Chief Minister said that the Punjab Infrastructure Development Authority has developed models for both the

CM removes Vice Chancellor Sindh University from his post

HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has removed Vice-Chancellor of Sindh University Prof Dr Fateh Muhammad Burfat from his post. According to a notification issued by the Secretary Universities and Boards Department Muhammad Riazuddin, Dr Burfat has been

Buzdar forms committee to finalise Punjab LG polls schedule

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has formed a seven-member committee to review arrangements for local bodies elections across the province. The chief minister chaired a session to conduct local government polls in Punjab. However, the participants failed to make

CM Sindh reviews flood situation at Sukkur Barrage

SUKKUR: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah visited Sukkur Barrage on Monday and reviewed the flood situation in the river. Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister said that there is a moderate flood situation at the Sukkur Barrage, while

Sindh Governor, Chief Minister call on PM Imran

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Saturday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan here at Governor House. During the meeting, they discussed matters pertaining to development projects, working relationship between the federal and

CM Murad inspects rain-hit areas of Sindh

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday visited several parts of the province to inspect rain-affected areas of the province. The chief minister held an aerial view of Mirpurkhas, Samura, Tando Muhammad Khan. He later reached Khipro

Asad Umar chairs NCOC meets at Sindh CM House

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar on Saturday said the coronavirus pandemic in the country can be controlled with joint efforts of all the provinces. The minister addressing the meeting of National Command and operation Centre (NCOC)

KP CM inaugurates Jalozai Economic Zone in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Wednesday inaugurated Jalozai Economic Zone under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Peshawar. Addressing the ceremony, the chief minister said the government has put the province on the track of development. He said

Ali Zaidi acted irresponsibly, made JIT report controversial: CM Sindh

ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah has said federal minister Ali Zaidi has acted irresponsibly by making the Joint Investigation Team’s (JIT) report on Lyari gangwar kingpin Uzair Baloch controversial. Speaking to the media after his appearance at the

Govt using coronavirus as excuse to hide incompetency: CM Sindh

KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah said on Thursday that the federal government is using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to cover up its poor performance. Addressing a post-budget press conference, the chief minister the lack of revenue

COVID-19: CM Murad blames ‘mixed messages’ for SOPs violations

RAWALPINDI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Thursday said the country needs a unified stance on COVID-19 as the federal government was send mixed messages which were responsible for the SOPs violations. The chief minister was addressing media after

CM Punjab launches book on monuments of Lahore

ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Buzdar has launched ‘The Monuments of Lahore’ book. According to Usman Buzdar, the book includes data of 83 historical buildings of Lahore. “Historical buildings of Lahore are our unique assets,” the chief minister said. He

CM Sindh’s brother-in-law dies from coronavirus in Karachi

KARACHI: Brother-in-law of Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah passed away on Thursday in Karachi after suffering from the novel coronavirus. Syed Mehdi Shah was under treatment at a local hospital in Karachi for the past three weeks and

CM Sindh releases Rs7.21 billion to combat coronavirus

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Thursday released Rs7.21 billion to contain and combat the threat of COVID-19 as the number of cases keeps rising in the province. This includes Rs6.9 billion to health department and the rest

CM Murad requests PM to remove Sindh IGP

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday called on the Prime Minister Imran Khan at Governor House in Karachi. During the meeting, matters pertaining to federal government funded development projects and financial issues in the province especially

KP, Balochistan govts stumbling

The PTI formed a government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and the Centre after the 2018 general elections. The party has recently being facing problems in both provinces and the federal government after differences appeared between the lawmakers. In the latest

CM Murad calls on Governor Imran Ismail amid PM Imran’s visit to Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah called on Governor Imran Ismail today (Sunday) amid Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Karachi tomorrow. According to details, matters related to PM Imran’s visit and steps to resolve the problems of people

Won’t remove Buzdar as Chief Minister of Punjab: PM Imran

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has outright refused to remove Usman Buzdar as the Chief Minister of Punjab and said that he knew who the conspirator behind the CM Punjab is fiasco is. In a statement today (Sunday), PM Imran

Main purpose of PTI’s manifesto is to eliminate corruption from country: PM

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the main purpose of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s (PTI) manifesto is to eliminate corruption from the country. While talking to elected members of PTI from Punjab in Lahore, PM Imran said an organized mafia

PTI lawmakers express confidence in CM Buzdar’s leadership

LAHORE: A delegation of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) MPAs met with Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Buzadar and expressed complete confidence in his leadership. As per details, disgruntled members of PTI met with CM Punjab. The members include: Ghazanfar Abbas, Muhammad

IGP Kaleem Imam is a failed police officer: CM Murad

Chief Minister of Sindh, Murad Ali Shah has said that the incumbent inspector-general of Police (IGP) for Sindh, Dr. Kaleem Imam was a failed police officer. While speaking on the floor of Sindh Assembly, CM Murad said, “IGP Sindh had

Govt to overcome flour crisis by Wednesday, CM Murad claims

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has claimed that the government will overcome the flour crisis till Wednesday. In a statement, CM Sindh said that 3,00,000 tons of wheat has been allotted by Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Services

IG Sindh’s dismissal

The Sindh government is in motion to send the police chief packing.  The provincial cabinet has been dissatisfied over the performance of the Inspector-General Police (IGP) Sindh Kaleem Imam and handed over his services back to the Centre. This has