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  • Not answerable to PM Imran Khan or any minister, says Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah
  • He mentioned the CM is simply answerable to the provincial meeting
  • Sindh CM says Hesco and Sepco are operating in heavy losses

KARACHI: A chief minister does not should reply to anybody, together with the prime minister, besides the provincial meeting, says Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah.

“My answer may not be taken as negative but as a matter of fact that the chief minister is only answerable to the provincial assembly,” he mentioned.

The Sindh CM was talking to the media simply after inaugurating the Diagnostic Advanced and Dow Institute of Life Sciences at Ojha Campus. He was accompanied by Parliamentary Secretary on Well being Qasim Siraj Soomro.

Letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan

To a query about Federal Minister Ali Zaidi, the Sindh CM responded he was a accountable individual and wouldn’t play on the problem within the media. “My letter was confidential and I couldn’t understand how it was leaked to the media,” he mentioned.

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A day earlier, it was reported that the Sindh CM and Zaidi had written letters to Prime Minister Imran Khan after a spat throughout a January 16 assembly of a coordination committee that overlooks growth works for Karachi.

Shah, in his letter to the prime minister, mentioned that Zaidi displayed “unruly behaviour”.

Energy distribution corporations operating in losses

The Hyderabad Electrical Provide Firm and Sukkur Electrical Energy Firm are operating in heavy losses, the CM mentioned. “I had written a letter to the prime minister much earlier and had requested him to hand over both the companies to the Sindh government on the condition to continue the subsidy, whatever the federal government was giving to them,” he mentioned.

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The CM wished the subsidy to proceed for the following 5 years in order that they might convey them again to the rack.

He disclosed {that a} Chinese language authorities firm was in touch with the provincial authorities to run Hesco and Sepco in partnership with the Sindh authorities. “I don’t know what decision the federal government has taken about handing over power distribution companies to his government,” he mentioned.

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