Karachi, December 13, 2015 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that under the constitution his government is bound to ratify the decision of calling Pakistan Rangers in aid of police and Civil administration in Sindh within 60 days. “We are meeting the constitutional requirements then why this unnecessary hue and cry have been made”. This he said while talking to media at Mazar of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto, Garhi Khuda Bux, Larkana today.
He said that Pakistan Rangers has rendered lot of sacrifices for peace in Karachi. “They were, are and would be with us in the struggle of eliminating terrorists and restoring peace,” he said and added that the ratification for Rangers’ stay in the province from Sindh Assembly is constitutional required. “Some people ignoring this fact are playing politics on this issue but I assure you that they would be disappointed,” he said.
Syed Qaim Ali Shah talking about Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar’s media talk yesterday said that he had completely ignored the sacrifices of police in targeted operation which is deplorable. “We have appreciated police and Rangers equally and paid Rs2 million compensation for their personnel who laid their lives in the line of their duty,” he said.
“I’m in constant contact with Rangers and they are also in touch with me. Our contact are alive and there is no break,” the chief minister said and added that they would be performing for peace with same zeal. Talking about NAB and FIA actions in Sindh, he reiterated his stance that their action are illegal because “we have not called them and their work in Sindh is also required to be ratified by Assembly as of Rangers, if called.”
The chief minister said that Prime minister Nawaz Sharif talked to him before going to Turkmenistan and wanted to see him in Islamabad but it could not happen because if his foreign visit. “Chaudhry Nisar has mixed up different the issues in his media talk which is not fit,” he said.
Replying to a question Syed Qaim Ali Shah said that PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto and co-chairman Asif Zardari would attend death anniversary of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto on December 27. Replying yet to another question, the Chief Minister said that the issue of Sugarcane growers would solved shortly.
Syed Qaim Ali Shah said that MQM was not joining Sindh government but his recent meeting with their delegation at CM House was about the assembly business for which they wanted to be taken into confidence before presenting the same business in the house. Latter, the chief minister chaired Mazar committee meeting at Garhi Khuda Bux.
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