ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 4th August, 2016) : Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif here at the PM House on Friday. The Prime Minister congratulated Syed Murad Ali Shah on being elected as the Chief Minister Sindh. The newly-elected Chief Minister Sindh enquired about the health of the Prime Minister and discussed various matters and issues related to Sindh with the Prime Minister in the meeting.
Overall state of affairs in the province and the law and order situation of Karachi also came under discussion, according to a press release issued by the PM's Office. "We have always received the support of the Prime Minister and we are hopeful to be receiving the continued support of the Prime Minister and Federal Government in future, as well", said the Chief Minister. Syed Murad Ali Shah appreciated and acknowledged the full-fledged support the Prime Minister on Thar coal project.
"It was because of your personal interest that the project was launched and we look forward for continued support in this regard," added the Chief Minister. The Chief Minister assured the Prime Minister of the complete support of the provincial government with regard to the implementation of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. The Chief Minister suggested for inclusion of a couple of projects under the umbrella of CPEC.
The Prime Minister, in response, said that the Federal Government was with the provincial government and assured him that the inclusion of the projects in CPEC would be considered positively. Syed Murad Ali Shah raised some issues pertaining to the Ministry of Water and Power during the meeting. The Prime Minister directed the Minister and Secretary Water and Power to meet the Chief Minister and mutually resolve the issues.
The Prime Minister said that he was available to all Chief Ministers and the provincial governments to fast track the development projects in all provinces. The Prime Minister expressed the hope that the elected Chief Minister will strive for the development and uplift of Sindh province according to the mandate and aspirations of the people of the province. "The Federal Government will continue to extend all-out support to the provincial government in its endeavours to better serve the people of Sindh," said the Prime Minister.