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Pagara led GDA a gang of political orphans, says Bilawal

Naimat Khan

KARACHI/ KHIPRO: Nawaz Sharif, when in power, keeps the masses thirsty, said Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, chairman Pakistan Peoples Party here on Saturday adding in Lahore flowers are grown but water is not available to masses.

This he said while inaugurating Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Fresh Water Project to provide drinking water from Nara Canal to 85 villages of Achro Thar in Sanghar District.

Under the project completed by Sindh government, 240 kilometers main pipeline & enroute lines have been laid to ensure water supply to the 85 villages dotting the dry desert. CM Murad Ali Shah, Ministers, PPP Sindh President Nisar Khuhro, PPP MNA from Sanghar Shazia Marri & others were present on the occasion.

Addressing the Party workers and notables of Sanghar after the inaugural, the PPP Chairman said, “I have just inaugurated a 240 kilometers long pipeline to provide drinking water to the thirsty masses of the backward area Achro Thar of Sanghar who had been praying for rain since centuries to quench their thirst.”

He said that for him there could be no better moment of happiness today that from now on my people in Achro Thar won’t remain thirsty. In the last five years, the so-called big parties PMLN or its allies and PTI have been indulging in personal fighting throwing accusations and insults on each other for the sake of chair but never talked about people’s problem.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that PPP had been serving the masses since last five years spending its energies on solutions of basic issues. “We worked on Education, Health, employment and clean water. We built new varsities, colleges, extended stipends to school-going girls, he added.

PPP Chairman pointed out that Sindh has excelled in provision of health facilities, which includes construction of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Trauma Center in Karachi, biggest Emergency Response Center for children, and Pakistan’s first Cyber Knife technology machine to conduct free of cost cancer radio surgery, which normally costs Rs6 million. “After NICVD Karachi, hospitals of international standards have been established in Larkana, Tando Mohammad Khan, Sehwan and Sukkur to provide free of cost otherwise very costly cardiovascular treatments. A state of the art Liver transplant center has been built in Gambat, a tehsil of Khairpur district where liver transplantation is carried out free of cost and facility is available to every Pakistani citizen,” he added.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that these are very costly medical treatments, unaffordable for the poor but PPP government has made available these treatments without charges. He stated that poverty in the country is due to the anti-poor policies of PML-N government.

PPP government, he said, extended interest-free loans to poor women so that they can start their own small business and so far 600,000 families have benefitted from this Union Council-based programme

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that entire country has been suffering from water scarcity since 10 years and Sindh had been the worst affected for both drinking and agriculture water. “And during all these years we have been working on clean water not due to any suo moto,” he stated adding that Sindh is craving for its water share. IRSA and Federal Government are not providing its share in water. Sindh had reservations over 1991 Water Accord signed during PML-N but this too is not being implemented, he stated.

PPP Chairman pointed out that it was no more a secret that Nawaz Sharif keeps people thirsty whenever he is into power. He has water for flowers in Lahore but won’t give it to people to drink.

He said that Sindh government carried out lining up of water courses & canals to save available water and in Sanghar alone, lining of 23 distributaries was carried out in last five years and irrigated 1000s of acres barren land additionally while 1700 RO Plants were installed in entire Sindh.

“I don’t say that everything is 100% correct but our hard work and intentions cannot be put to doubt. We know the problems of people and do people’s politics. Only PPP has served Sindh and gave mega projects to the province,” he stated.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that PMLN or PML-F, they are anti-people. People always resist them in the shape of PPP. Sanghar is crying that it has been devastated by PML-F, which is still an ally of PMLN in Federal government and has ruled Sanghar for last 50 years.

He called GDA as Grand Dysfunctional Alliance and termed it as a gang of political orphans. These people remained CMs, Ministers, Advisors and sometimes king-makers but did nothing for Sanghar. “PML-F always considered Sanghar as its Jagir and people as slaves. They did nothing for Sanghar, Khipro, TandoAdam, and Shahdadpur and kept people in darkness and fattening their coffers.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that PPP launched Water Supply Scheme in Sanghar. PPP constructed Sanghar-Mirpurkhas Road, Sanghar-Nawabshah Road, Khyber-Sanghar Road, Tando Adam-Kandiari Road, and Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto University in Sanghar.

He said that we are Sufis and revere all the shrines but we have to segregate politics from Piri-Mureedi. Everybody can make big talks but the ones who gave sacrifice and blood was Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto. Like them, I would also not leave you alone.

He said that PPP passed landmark 18th Amendment unanimously from the Parliament after consultations with political parties and ensured provincial autonomy. “PPP won’t tolerate attacks on 18th Amendment and conspiracies against NFC Award,” the PPP Chairman added.

Bilawal Bhutto further said that PPP started revolutionary Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP). But PML-N dislikes it because it is named after Bibi and carries her picture. They are cancelling BISP Card for it helps poorest women. “Don’t know which world PML-N dwells in, because they think poverty is not an issue. People are facing malnutrition, diseases and committing suicides. We have higher child mortality rate. Looking at these issues, I cannot sleep well but their conscience appears dead.

“PML-N has powers to write-off loans of rich. It can launch Tax Amnesty Scheme for riches people but have nothing to feed poor. They have billions to build metro buses but are canceling BISP cards of the poor women,” he added.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari made it clear that he cannot see poor being insulted and won’t tolerate it. “Whether BISP in Center or Sindh government’s poverty reduction program in Sindh, PPP would continue battling poverty and PML-N’s policy to eliminate poor.”

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Karachi footpath school: SC gives a week to Sindh govt to resolve issue

F.P. Report

KARACHI: The Supreme Court Karachi Registry gave a deadline of one week to Sindh government and education department to resolve the matter pertaining to footpath school in Clifton area of the metropolis.

The apex court ordered that the matter should be resolved within a week and a detailed report submitted to the court.

Syeda Anfas Ali Shah Zaidi, who has been running the Footpath school near the Abdullah Shah Ghazi shrine in Clifton for the past three years, has accused the Sindh Education Foundation managing director Naheed Durrani of making the alleged threats, asking them to close down the school within two days.

Hearing the suo motu case on Saturday, the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked: “The children should not study on footpaths. The future of the children is extremely important for us. I don’t want the children to continue to study on footpaths.”

The petitioner Zaidi told the court that she has not gotten the support of anyone. She shared that about 600 students study in the school and about 150 are learning martial arts. “I am teaching students to pick up trash.”

The CJP ordered that a building should be constructed and adequate facilities be provided to the children.

The school in question, situated under Bahria Icon Tower flyover in Clifton area of Karachi, reportedly received threats for closure by the Sindh government.

On February 17, the chief justice had forbade action against the footpath school in Clifton area until alternate space is provided for its relocation.

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar heard the suo motu notice at the Supreme Court’s Karachi Registry on the Sindh government’s alleged move to shut the school down.

During the hearing, the CJP observed that the Sindh Education Department should not nag the concerned administration for the closure of the school. Instead, he stated, the school should be provided with all the necessary facilities.

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PML-N did not believe in any NRO: Ahsan Iqbal

F.P. Report

LAHORE: Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Saturday that Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) did not believe in any ‘NRO’, (National Reconciliation Order), any secret deal, as it had an ‘NRO’ with the people of Pakistan to transform the country into an economic tiger.

Talking to the media persons after inaugurating an Executive Passport Office here at DHA, he said that the next general elections would prove that 200 million Pakistanis were not tenants but owners of the country.

To a question, Ahsan Iqbal said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan wanted to win election 2018 in connivance with the bookie. He said that people were now mature politically as everyone, even farmers, tenants and labourers had become “Aristotle” due to the media. The people, he observed, were well-aware of the fact that which political party was progressive.

Ahsan Iqbal said that Imran Khan often visited Peshawar and Lahore and he was well aware of difference of development in both the cities, asserting that in its next tenure, the PML-N government would also develop Karachi and Peshawar to that level.

He called for highlighting Pakistan’s achievements to the world instead of resorting to negative propaganda, adding that effective policies of the incumbent government had ensured speedy development and Pakistan had now become one of the top five fast developing economies.

The minister advised the opponents not to repeat political games of the past 70 years as it would tantamount to wrecking havoc on the future of Pakistani youth.

About accountability by NAB, he was of the view that such games had often been played just before the general elections due to which the elements who were afraid of democracy, were trying to impinge on the democratic process. “If such type of accountability will harm the credibility/popularity of a single political party, it will be called nothing but pre-poll rigging,” he opined.

To another question, he said that if the government and opposition developed a consensus on the caretaker setup, it would be the victory of democracy; otherwise, it would serve the motives of anti-democratic elements.

Regarding placement of Sharif family members on the ECL (Exit Control List), he argued that as per decision of the Supreme Court since August 2016, federal cabinet’s approval was mandatory for all such cases, but unfortunately, it had not been done in the past.

However, the Sharif family and all such cases pending since August 2016 had been forwarded to the cabinet for its recommendation.

About Pervez Musharraf’s return to Pakistan, he said the government would provide him security as per the given laws, adding that General Sahib should muster courage to come back and face the court of law in Pakistan.

Earlier in his address at the inaugural ceremony, he said that NADRA (National Database and Registration Authority) would provide Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) to voters at their doorsteps. He also congratulated the inhabitants of Lahore on successful establishment of another executive passport office, as 10 such offices had earlier been working in the Punjab capital.

He added that the incumbent government had firm commitment to ensure timely provision of facilities of international standard to masses.

Federal Interior Minister said that the government was setting up NADRA Executive Centres across the country and there was fast technological advancement in the country.

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Pak Navy flotilla reaches KSA to participate in Joint Tri-Services Exercise Gulf Shield

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ships TIPPU SULTAN, HIMMAT and Pakistan Maritime Security Ship BASOL headed by Mission Commander Commodore Muhammad Faisal Abbasi , Commander 25th Destroyer Squadron (COMDESRON-25) arrived at Port Jubail, KSA to participate in Joint Tri-Services Exercise Gulf Shield-1 being organized by Royal Saudi Armed Forces (RSAF). Upon arrival, Pakistan Navy Ships were warmly received by RSNF officers and ratings.

Apart from Ships, elements from PN Special Services Group and Pak Marines are also participating in Exercise Gulf Shield-1 as part of the land contingent of all three Services of Pakistan Armed Forces. Moreover, a Pakistan Navy Long Range Maritime Patrol (LRMP) P3C aircraft will also participate in the exercises at sea.

Naval Component of Exercise Gulf Shield-1 is hosted by Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RNSF) and will be conducted in Saudi waters in the Gulf. Various activities involving Joint Operational Planning, Training/ Demonstrations, Seminars on professional topics and Cultural / Social events will be conducted in Harbour phase of Exercise to mutually benefit and generate goodwill amongst participants.

Moreover, Irregular Warfare, Coastal Defence, Combat Search & Rescue, Naval Warfare Exercises and extensive flying operations will be conducted during sea phase of the Exercise. Observers from various participating countries will be boarded PN Ships during sea phase. In addition to PN, warships from Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, UAE & USA will also participate in the Exercise.

Pakistan is the leading contributor in the Exercise, both in personnel and assets, which is reflective of strong bilateral defence relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. The Exercise is likely to further strengthen the existing bonds of defence collaboration between participant nations and demonstrate their resolve for ensuring maritime security in the region.

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MPA Wajih-uz-Zaman Khan joins PML-Q

F.P. Report

LAHORE: MPA Wajih-uz-Zaman Khan joined Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) on Saturday.

The MPA, who was recently part of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, and his allies met PML-Q chief Chaudhry Shujaat at his residence in Islamabad.

Wajih-uz-Zaman was elected from Mansehra on a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz ticket but was expelled from the PML-N in 2015 on disciplinary grounds. However, the MPA claimed he voluntarily left the party one and a half years ago as party leaders “didn’t listen” to him.

The disgruntled leader then joined the PTI, but part ways with the party today saying, “No PTI representative in KP is following the party’s ideology.”

He lamented, “Today, people like Amir Liaquat are joining PTI.”

Explaining his reason for quitting the parties, Wajih-uz-Zaman said he never got a chance to prove himself in PML-N or PTI.

“When I was in PML-N, Nawaz Sharif didn’t shake hands with me for three years,” he said.

Regarding the PTI chief the MPA said, “Imran Khan doesn’t respect anyone but himself.”

Further speaking to the media on the occasion, Chaudhry Shujaat said, “Anyone who is a Pakistani is a member of PML-Q.”

Stating that Wajih-uz-Zaman’s mother was a PML-Q senator, Chaudhry Shujaat said, “Wajih-uz-Zaman is and always was a part of Muslim League.”

He further shared that his book is being launched next week and he’s “written nothing but the truth in it.”

Earlier today, Former MNA Ahmed Raza Maneka announced he has decided to quit the PTI.

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Ex-MNA Ahmed Raza Maneka quits PTI

F.P. Report

PAKPATTAN: Former MNA Ahmed Raza Maneka announced on Saturday of quitting Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.

“I am bidding farewell to PTI,” he said during a news conference in Pakpattan. “I do not want to serve as a PTI worker anymore.”

Ahmed Raza was serving at the president of PTI’s Pakpattan chapter.

While expressing his reservation with the leadership of the party, Ahmed Raza said PTI Chairperson Imran Khan would never meet any local leader whenever he would come to Pakpattan. The leadership is not aware of its team, the former MNA added.

He added that other local leaders of the party have also decided to resign.

The defecting party leader said he would definitely contest the elections and would give his plan of action in a few days.

Ahmed Raza is the son of former federal minister Mian Ghulam Muhammad Maneka. He served as MNA from 2002-2007 and was also the chairperson of Standing Committee on Cabinet during his tenure.

Earlier this month, musician Salman Ahmad announced on Twitter that he will no longer be supporting the PTI. However, soon after he reaffirmed his support for Imran.

Ahmad had expressed disappointment over TV anchor Amir Liaquat joining the party, but then said, “Although I’ve expressed my deep disappointment over Amir Liaquat still the only real option for 2018 election is Imran Khan and Naya Pakistan.”

Many PTI supporters withdrew their support for the party after the news of TV host and former Muttahida Qaumi Movement member Amir Liaquat joining the party.

Adil Ansari, part of PTI’s social media team, had announced that he would no longer be a part of the political party.

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Welcome to Pakistan Dear Malala

Mahwish Khokhar

A question popping up in every Pakistani’s brain about surprise visit of controversial Malala Yousafzai. I was just going through some news articles when snobbish face of Malala appeared with a headline, “I have dreamed of coming to Pakistan for 5 years.” She gained fame after a highly trained, fearless, fully armed, and lethal Taliban missed his target entirely and got scared after missing his target and ran away. I mean, a fearless Taliban can shoot as much time as emptying his gun but so fortunate that he got scared and ran away. Phew!! Mashaa-Allah you are such a lucky girl.
However, thousands of children, women, and men have perished because of dr-one attacks by NATO forces in tribal areas of Pakistan. Aren’t they humans? Or maybe are considered as gun fodder by so called peace bringing forces. Why Malala never talked about drone attacks by US forces in villages where children, women, and men are burnt to death? Isn’t it violation of human rights? Strange right?
A 12 years old was shifted to UK, who is a Nobel laureate now. 20 years old Malala is given reception by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. Coming from very poor background but going to UK opened fortune of treasures for her and she started dreaming about becoming Prime Minister of Pakistan. So, can we say that we are watching two hopeful contenders for prime minister-ship together? Jokes apart!!
The reason for writing this article is to analyze the statements of Malala Yousafzai. She said, “Today is the happiest day of my life, because I have returned to my country, I have stepped foot on my nation’s soil again and am among my own people.” Hmmm my nation altogether sound like you are considering yourself as a leader of patriotic Pakistanis; not so fast my dear girl!! Views of patriotic Pakistanis about you are subject to many debates for the past 8 years. And I know that it is harsh to say but most of the patriotic Pakistanis don’t really like you for not raising your voice for what is right. You can win millions of hearts in Pakistan by focusing on eliminating negative image of Pakistan. In a statement about Swat you said “it was such a beautiful place”. It still is heavenly and Pakistan Army is opening many schools and colleges for the local people.
Nevertheless, your efforts for girl’s education are highly remarkable. Your efforts for underprivileged girls from around the world are receiving huge feedback, nevertheless there are many challenges that are still looming around. It melted my heart the way I saw you crying and I am happy that you stepped into Pakistan’s soil. Pakist-ani’s will appreciate your eff-orts if you will encash your i-nfluence in the world for buil-ding positive image of Pakistan.

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Railway up-gradation

The approval for the up-gradation of railway Mainline (ML-1) has again been delayed. The project is the only strategic scheme of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The hindrance in the approval of the project and it subsequent implementation is the big differential in the cost estimates worked out by China and Pakistan. Beijing tagged the cost of Phase-1 of the scheme at $ 4 billion which is $ 627 million higher than Pakistan’s estimate.
The difference over the cost of Ml-1project of Pakistan Railway has blocked the approval of Chinese loans at the interest of 3 percent, which the Ministry of Planning claims to be concessionary. But the fact is that global lending agencies like World Bank and Asian Development Bank gives project loans at less than 2 percent mark-up. Moreover, the Chinese banks frequently revise upwards the interest rates of loans that they give to Pakistan. If the terms of financing for certain roads and energy projects are any guide then the claim of concessionary loans is not tenable. The contracts awarded so far to Chinese construction companies for CPEC related projects lack the principle of transparency as China does not like fair competition among the reputed companies from a number of countries and insist for bidding between the Chinese companies alone. The incumbent government is then compelled to give contracts to Chinese companies in violation of Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) rules.
According to the framework agreement of Ml-1, China will provide 85 percent of the project cost in the form of loans. The details that reflect the conditions about the rate of interest and payment liabilities have not been revealed by neither Ministry of Planning, nor by the Ministries of Finance and Economic affairs. The Ministry of Railway is reluctant to directly acquire loans of billions of dollars beyond its payback capacity. It wants the central government to obtain loans for this project, which will not only make it part of external debt but will also shift the debt servicing liability to the federal government. The contention of Railway Ministry is justified. In 2016, its losses were Rs 28 billions whereas the figures of 2017 are yet to be calculated.
Initially the cost of the project, having a length of 1872 kilometers, had been calculated at $ 8.2 billion. But the government subsequently decided to split the project due to its high cost and the work of expansion and refurbishment of the main rail line. Now the government wants to construct 748 kilometers railway track under phase-1 of the project for which the Railway Ministry has submitted a PC-1 to the Planning Ministry. Up- gradation of Peshawar-Lahore railway track has been excluded and adjustments in distance have also been made in the phase-1 that encompasses the railway track from Lahore to Karachi. Another interesting fact about Ml-1 is that the scope of work in phase-1 under the new PC-1 has been reduced by 56 percent but the cost has been increased by 6 percent. This may have been done on the insistence of Chinese financers.
The plan of construction of dual track of broad gage, improvement in signal system, reconstruction bridges on the track and induction of modern locomotives was worked out in 1985 but could not be implemented due to the change in the priorities of the successive governments of PPP and PML-N. A locomotive factory was established at Risalpur with the technical and financial assistance of Japan with a built in provision of manufacturing different components and parts diesel electric locomotives. But it was reduced to merely a locomotive assembling plant. Even its latest machinery was not utilized for the repair work of locomotives. The quality of locomotives imported from China is not at par in quality with the ones which were assembled from parts and components imported from Japan and Germany. The piecemeal approach towards Railway up-gradation will not produce the desired results. It needs overall modernization.

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Political decisions should be through polling stations not courts: PM

F.P. Report

DERA GHAZI KHAN: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Saturday that political decisions should be through polling stations, not courts.

“The decision of the people can never be wrong. There are appeals on court decisions, some are not accepted by history,” PM Abbasi said during a ceremony to mark the inauguration of two projects in the city. “The decision of the people holds the highest value.”

The prime minister emphasised that a strong political setup was necessary for the growth of a country. “A country where a politician is not respected cannot prosper.”

The people who worked for the country, they were taken to the courts. “This tradition needs to be broken,” he said, adding that this is not setting a good precedent for the people in Pakistan.

Taking a dig at political opponent, Asif Ali Zardari, who is the co-chairperson of Pakistan Peoples Party, the premier claimed that everyone knows what Zardari did with Pakistan. “People sent Zardari home in 2013.”

Speaking about Senate elections, the premier remarked: “Should our senators be those who buy votes of other people? Should the chairman be a person who bought votes? This is the quality of politics nowadays. This is the wrong we have to correct with the power of votes.”

PM Abbasi also said that the government of PML-N improved the situation of gas in the country. “The gas connections increased by 50% in last five years. Currently, gas projects worth Rs200 billion are under being constructed.” He remarked that the PML-N does not believe in the politics of hurling abuses at the opponents.

Earlier, the premier laid down the foundation stones of two important projects in Dera Ghazi Khan; Northern Bypass and Rakhi Gajj Bewata Section 1.

The bypass will help to regulate the traffic flow in the city. DG Khan is strategically situated at the confluence point of all the four provinces. Two major national highways N-55, Indus Highway and N-70 (Multan-Qilla Saifullah), as well as four provincial highways, pass through the city, creating an enormous burden on city roads.

The 18-kilometre long bypass will divert the heavy traffic currently passing through the heart of the city. It will help in reducing the travel time and accidents.

About 2.5 million people will benefit from the project with an average daily traffic count of around 5,000 vehicles. The bypass will be constructed in 18 months.

Moreover, the Rakhi Gajj-Bewata section is extremely important as it connects Punjab with Balochistan as the shortest route.

The entire commercial traffic from Balochistan travels through N-70 to reach various destinations in Punjab. The widening and improvement of this road will help in quick movement of people and agriculture products between the two provinces.

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CJ rejects Sindh Govt report on deaths of kids in Thar

Naimat Khan

KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday rejected the Sindh Government report regarding the deaths of children on Tharpakar area of the province.

On the outset of proceedings Secretary Health presented a report which stated that most of the deaths have occurred due to low weight, fever and diarrhea. The report further informed that marriages in early ages and giving birth to more children were also of the causes. Doctors also don’t want to g Mithi, the report stated.

Chief Justice while rejecting the report and said the low weight was never the reason.

“We don’t want to take over, we don’t want to intervene but we are compelled to take notice due to inefficiency of the authorities,” justice Nisar said.

A three-member Supreme Court bench, head by the chief justice and  comprising Justice Faisal Arab and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah was hearing a suo motu case regarding the death of children in Thar, who died from malnutrition and measles.

Chief justice said that secretary Fazlullah Pechuho was ridding himself of all responsibility by saying that children die because they are underweight.

“The report makes it look like you don’t have any responsibility at all,” Justice Nisar said, suggesting that Pechuho “offer his services to another department”.

Sindh health secretary then told the court that 50 per cent of the deaths occurred due to pneumonia and diarrhea. He also admitted that doctors did not want to work in the region.

Addressing Senator Raza Rabbani, who appeared before the court today, the chief justice said that the judiciary did not want to interfere in executive matters but is “compelled” to do so due to the poor state of affairs.

Referring to a video clip that showed the poor state of a hospital in Larkana, the ruling PPP’s stronghold, the CJP said that he felt “ashamed” and wanted to visit the city to oversee the state of affairs there. He then suggested Senator Rabbani watch that video as well.

The CJP expressed concern over the “numerous health problems in Sindh” and said that hospitals hand over the bodies of children to parents who are left with nothing but grief.

Sindh Advocate General Barrister Zameer Hussain Ghumro’s claim that the government had built an “excellent hospital” in Mithi and distributed free wheat in Thar was dismissed by Justice Shah who said that the wheat was “lost in corruption”.

After a recess, the court rejected the report submitted by Pechuho and ordered the government to form a committee comprising “neutral doctors” working in Aga Khan Hospital or other hospitals of similar stature.