Karachi, November 09, 2016 (PPI-OT): The Senate’s Functional Committee on Devolution, met in Sindh Secretariat No.1, presided by its Chairman Mir Kabeer Ahmed Muhammad Shahi, Chief Secretary Sindh Dr. Muhammad Siddiq Memon, briefed the committee about the efforts made by the Sindh Government with the specific reference of summaries sent for holding of the meetings of CCI (Council of Common Interest) and transfer of certain assets, funds and institution, under Devolution Programme, in accordance with the 18th Amendment.
Siddiq Memon also apprised the meeting regarding the status of Government Employees transferred to the Government of Sindh. The respective issues pertained to the various departments of Sindh Government, viz; Auqaf, Energy, Livestock and Fisheries, Health, Law, Population Welfare and Sports and Youth Affairs were also discussed in the meeting.
Secretary ETPB (Evacuee Trust Property Board) Mian Abdul Qadeer, pointed out the issue of non-devolution of ETPB and also briefed about the properties situated in Sindh. Matter of handing over of Karachi Fish Harbour to Government of Sindh was also taken into consideration.
The other Senators Nawabzad Saifullah Magsi, Col. (R) Tahir Hussain Mashhadi, Taj Hyder, Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar, Ata-ur-Rehman, Nisar Muhammad, Ms. Sassui Palijo, Mushtaq Ahmed Dhamrah (Aijaz) and Saeed Ghani and senior officers including Secretaries of the relevant departments also attended. The meeting, to this effect, will also be held on Thursday, the 10th instant i.e. tomorrow, at the same venue.
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