Govt to ensure safety and security of minorities: Owais Muzzafar

KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Local Bodies, Owais Muzzafar has said that PPP will ensure safety and security of the minorities all over Sindh and ensure that their rights were not abused.

Talking to media Monday and sharing details of Sindh government’s decision to allocate separate land for burial, including provision for shamshan ghat, for minorities all over

Sindh, he said this was part of government responsibility towards the citizens.

In reply to a question, he said separate lands for grave-yards for muslims would also be allocated across the province.

He said the decision was taken consequent to the unfortunate incident in Tharparkar, where due to no separate arrangements a member of non muslim community was laid to rest at a Muslim grave yard.

“We have taken serious notice of the situation that led to extremely unfortunate reaction and would ensure that recurrence is avoided,” said the minister for local bodies.