Coordinated efforts helped peace restoration in Karachi: Chandio

KARACHI: Needed coordination between Sindh government, Pakistan Army, Rangers and relevant departments has helped improvement in the law and order situation in Karachi, said Maula Bux Chandio, Adviser to the Sindh Chief Minister.

Talking to media following the 18th Apex Committee meeting here on Monday, he said joint efforts on part of all concerned stake holders is producing desired results yet much more is needed to be done to turn Karachi into a crime free city.

The provincial capital as well as other parts of the province are also needed to be safeguarded against the drug mafia and illegal weapons, he said.

In reply to a question, Advisor to the Sindh Chief Minister said the apex committee had extensively discussed achievements made with regard to restoration of peace in Karachi.

“All institutions played an equal role in establishing peace across the province,” he said.

To another query, he said the provincial apex committee meeting was called by Chief Minister of Sindh, Murad Ali Shah and that it focused on the overall law and order situation in the province as well as the ongoing Karachi operation.

Maula Bux Chandio said sincerity of purpose was needed for efficient implementation of National Action Plan.—APP