Sindh Governor asks provinces to build small dams


KARACHI, Sep 11 (APP):Governor of Sindh, Imran Ismail here on Tuesday said water conservation was a matter of survival for the entire nation therefore provincial governments must also focus on
building small dams.
Talking to media on the mazar premises of Quaid e Azam Mohammad
Ali Jinnah, the Governor accompanied by Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali
Shah, he said construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams by
federal government must also be supported by the nation in totality.
To a query, he said the ongoing federal government sponsored
programmes in the province and its capital will be completed in close
coordination with the provincial government.
“There is need for coordination and cooperation at every level
hence provincial and local governments have to be on board in the
larger interest of public well being,” said the Sindh Governor.
He emphasized that principles of unity, faith and discipline
emphasized and promoted by Quaid e Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah have to be
implemented in its truest sense by the people from all walks of life.
Sindh Chief Minister reciprocating to the sentiments of the
governor said the country belongs to all its people and no compromise
can be made in the matters of collective interest.
To a query, he said that he does not thinks that the unanimously
adopted 18th amendment in the constitution would be revised.
Syed Murad Ali Shah said the PPP government in Sindh strictly
adheres to the principles of the father of nation and is committed to
serve the people without any distinction.
“Public welfare is our top most priority as this is the vision of
the father of nation as well as pioneers of the PPP led by Zulfiqar
Ali Bhutto Shaheed and herdaughter Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir
Bhutto,” he said.