KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has assured industrialists, investors and business community of resolving their problems, providing full security, incentives and infrastructure facilities for development and prosperity of the people.
He was addressing the industrialists at SITE office Karachi, after inaugurating two reconstructed concrete roads made from the financial package of Rs 270 million allocated by him here on Thursday.
The CM said that his government considers investors and business community instrumental source of development and is providing them congenial atmosphere.
Terming law and order major problem of the metropolis, he said the Sindh government, with the help of federal government and Rangers, had taken serious and stern action against terrorists, kidnappers and extortionist under the targeted operation and considerable improvement has been achieved in this regard.
Endorsing the Zarb-e-Azab operation against terrorists, the CM said it was a right decision of federal government to make Pakistan a peaceful country. He said he practically supported the operation and handed over a Rs 50 million cheque as financial assistance to CM Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for providing relief to the IDPs.
Refuting the misconception of prohibiting any Pakistani national from entering into the province, the CM clarified that Sindh had established border check posts to ensure that no criminal or terrorist could enter in the province by styling himself as IDP.
Talking about the development potential of Sindh, he said the province was contributing a lot for development of the country.
Sindh Minister for Industry Rauf Siddique lauded the efforts of the Chief Minister and placed suggestions for development of the SITE Karachi.
The renowned industrialist and ex-advisor to CM Zubair Motiwala, on the occasion suggested to provide a share from property tax for the development of SITE area and lauded the CM for providing special package of Rs.270 million for reconstruction of the roads.
He said Karachi had big industrial estate providing jobs to five lac people, generating 30 % production of the country so it deserved priority in development.
The Chairman SITE Younis Bashir and consultant Shafi Mohammad Lakho, briefing the forum said that complete reconstruction of 11 KM road and repair of 25 KM roads so far have been made from CM’s financial package.
Meets Khurshid: Meanwhile, leader of the opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah met Qaim Ali Shah on Thursday. The two leaders exchanged views on the country’s political situation and other matters of mutual interest, said a handout issued from the CM House.
Visits Mirzas: Also, Qaim Ali Shah visited the residence of former National Assembly speaker and MNA Dr Fahmida Mirza on Thursday. He discussed various issues of mutual interest with her, Dr Zulfiqar Mirza and son Hasnain Mirza.
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