No notified ‘Katchi Abadi’ around Sibbi Railway Station demolished: Senate told

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No notified 'Katchi Abadi' around Sibbi Railway Station demolished: Senate told

ISLAMABAD, Sept 8 (APP): Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Thursday informed the Senate  that no notified Katchi Abadi (slum) around Sibbi Railway Station  had been demolished.

Responding to a matter of public importance taken up by Senator  Dr Jahanzeb Jamaldini, the minister said only illegal encroachments  inside the Railways Colony had been demolished.

The dwellers of the colony were confronting various problems  due to those encroachments, he added.

To another point of public importance raised by Dr Jamaldin about irregularities and non-observance of quota in recent appointments in  PTV, the minister said those appointments were made according to policy  and Balochistan’s quota in it was five per cent.

He said presently 5.3 per cent people from Balochistan were working  in Pakistan Television. People from Balochistan would be recruited  according to their quota in future, he added.