Daily Archives: August 19, 2018

CM Sindh directs to ensure water supply in cities through proper management

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed the concerned officials to ensure water supply to Larkana, Dadu, Badin and Thatta through proper water management.

Chairing a meeting in Karachi today, he expressed serious concerns over water shortage in the province and sought report in this regard within seven days.

He said the situation has also damaged sowing of rice crop that was to be sown between July and August and sought a report about the damage from Irrigation Department.

Source: Radio Pakistan

AJK President urges overseas nationals to highlight Kashmir dispute at int’l fora

AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has urged overseas Kashmiris and Pakistanis to play their effective role in highlighting Kashmir dispute in its true perspective at international fora.

He was talking to Chairman European Union Pakistan Friendship Federation Pervaiz Lossar at Kashmir House in Islamabad today.

The President said Kashmiris and Pakistanis settled in abroad must draw the attention of their respective governments, Parliaments, civil society and media towards the recently published United Nations report on human rights situation in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

He said this report has exposed the massive human rights violations by Indian troops in the held valley and demanded India to abolish blacks laws like Armed Forces Special Power Act and Public Safety Act.

Source: Radio Pakistan

CM Sindh, cabinet members & advisors visit Quaid’s mausoleum

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah along with his newly elected cabinet members and advisors visited mausoleum of father of nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi today.

Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah laid floral wreath at Mazar and offered Fateha.

He also recorded his impression on visitors’ book at Mazar.

Later, talking to newsmen at Mazar, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said that Provincial government will cooperate with federal government for development in Sindh.

He said that first Sindh cabinet meeting will be called tomorrow and the issues of water, cleanness and others will be discussed in the meeting.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Federal govt to distribute over Rs 14bln to tribesmen

The Federal government has released compensation of more than fourteen billion rupees for distribution among those people of tribal districts whose houses were damaged due to terrorism.

According to spokesman of FDMA, survey of damaged houses in South Waziristan, North Waziristan, Kurram, Orakzai and Khyber districts is in progress.

He said that owner of each completely damaged house is being given a cheque of four hundred thousand rupees.

Similarly, a cheque of one hundred and sixty thousand rupees will be given to the owner of each partially damaged house.

Source: Radio Pakistan


After being abducted by three criminals in Sentul here, a Pakistani street vendor was found dead Friday with his corpse stuffed in a box before being thrown into a river near the Kepong Industrial Park, Petaling Jaya.

The body of the 28-year-old man, was found in the river after the suspects – two Pakistani men and a Myanmar man – who were detained, took the police to the location the body was dumped.

Sentul District Police Chief ACP R. Munusamy said the victim was reported missing after leaving his rented room at Lorong Sentul Kecil, here at 1.30 pm last Saturday.

“His brother only realised his absence after receiving a telephone call from a Pakistani man on Sunday who said his brother was with them and ordered him to hand over RM100,000,” he said when contacted by Bernama yesterday.

He said the victim’s brother, who was threatened against reporting the matter to the police, only lodged a police report on the victim’s disappearance the next day after his brother still did not return home.

Munusamy said based on the report and intelligence results, a team of policemen arrested the three men around Jalan Ipoh here, about 6 pm yesterday.

“After interrogations, the two Pakistani men confessed to killing the victim on Wednesday at 4 pm.

“Based on the information, the police then went to the location and found a box tied with a green rope that contained the remains of the victim,” he said.