BHIT SHAH/HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai’s message of love, peace and harmony is rich with remedies to treat social ills and its propagation could pacify violent trends.
Addressing the concluding ceremony of three-day Urs of Shah Abdul Latif
Bhittai and later talking to the media at Bhitt Shah on Tuesday, he said that the government is capable of checking criminal and terrorist activities and its efforts to curb such activities are bearing positive results.
Later, the chief minister visited the shrine of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, laid wreath and offered Fatiha. He also distributed cloths and gifts among destitute women.
The chief minister said the law enforcement agencies are playing an effective role in the action against heinous crimes. More resources, latest equipment and support of citizens could further strengthen police and other departments, he added.
Replying to a question on delimitation of constituencies, he said draft legislation has been made and further review of the bill is under way. Any input for the bill from the Election Commission of Pakistan will be welcomed, he added.
About PTI chief Imran Khan’s call to shut Karachi, he said it is better to protest while remaining within the boundaries of the law and Constitution. If anyone violates the law he would be dealt with accordingly, he warned.
He said Sufi University, the brain-child of former president Asif Ali Zardari, would help promote peace in the society, adding that all resources would be provided for this institution. He said land is available for the university and development work would be started soon.
About financial matters, he said Sindh has got a portion of its dues from the federal government, while around Rs. 50 billion were in the pipeline.
Special Assistant to CM for Culture Sharmila Farooqui, PPP leader Sarfraz Rajar, Secretary Culture and other officials accompanied the chief minister.