KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Wednesday said that Pakistan will progress and prosper through democratic process and said the legislature should play its role to frame laws for the betterment of the masses.
He was talking to media during his visit to the mausoleum of the Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah on 137th birth anniversary of the founder of Pakistan here.
He said everyone should have a confidence that the country is second to none.
Strengthening of institutions and respecting constitution will help in development of the country, he added.
The Sindh CM said he has visited the Quaid’s mausoleum to salute the great leader of sub-continent on his birth anniversary.
To a question, he said the ban had been imposed on pillion riding in connection with the security arrangements of the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A).
Foolproof security measures were taken to maintain peace on the occasion of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A), which he said should be appreciated, he added.
Syed Qaim Ali Shah told a questioner that the legislation is done in the Sindh Assembly through consultation, but some parties have moved the court on recently enacted Local Bodies Ordinance and now its for the court to give its decision.
He added that “we had requested the Supreme Court and the Election Commission of Pakistan to give some more time so that the objections on delimitation can be taken up to do it in a better way.
The Sindh CM said that local bodies elections are being held on the directives of the Supreme court.
Later, talking to media, Sindh Governor, Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan greeted the nation on the birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam.
He said “we should follow the principles of Quaid-e-Azam, which will help cope with the challenges confronting the country.
Earlier, the Governor and the CM laid floral wreath and offered fateha at mazar-e-Quaid.