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  • Qaim takes credit for restoration of peace to Karachi

    KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Wednesday sounded a little annoyed at the prime minister’s statement that all credit went to the federal government for restoration of peace in Karachi, and recounted the Sindh government’s steps to maintain peace in the city...

    He said in answer to journalists’ questions that the Sindh government was bearing all expenditures of the ongoing targeted operation in the city and complained...

  • Qaim asks civic bodies to make Karachi clean within two weeks

    KARACHI: Criticising authorities of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and Karachi Water and Sewerage Board, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Sunday gave them two-week time to improve the overall sewerage and sanitation condition of the city...

    However, his visit was restricted to a few areas and neighbourhoods in Karachi’s Central, West, Korangi and Malir districts failed to get his attention...

  • Karachi’s mayor to enjoy power in accordance with LG law, says Qaim

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah said on Monday that the mayor of Karachi would only have such powers which were enshrined for the post in the Local Bodies Government Act, 2013...

    Addressing a reception he hosted for the newly elected office-bearers of the Karachi Press Club at the CM House, Mr Shah reacted to statements of the leaders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) about the powers of Karachi’s mayor, saying that...

  • Only an insane person can demand foreign interference in Karachi: Qaim

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah in a statement released Wednesday said only an “insane person can think to approach any foreign country, particularly India,” to intervene in Karachi, in an implicit reference to Altaf Hussain's recent speech to workers in Dallas...

    “All political parties had unanimously agreed in presence of civil and military leadership to weed out terrorists, criminals and outlaws from the country in...

  • Qaim orders inquiry against usage of expired fumigates for dengue control

    KARACHI: Taking notice of complaints of using expired chemicals in the fumigation spray to control dengue in the metropolis, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Monday ordered an inquiry against it...

    Dr Maqsood Ahmed Solangi, Project Director of Prevention and Control Programme for Dengue in Sindh, told Qaim that some 2,703 cases of dengue have been registered in Sindh, seven of whom could not survive...

  • Top Sindh NAB official rejects Qaim’s criticism over MPA’s conviction

    KARACHI: A senior official of the National Accountability Bureau said on Tuesday that the recent conviction of a Pakistan Peoples Party lawmaker was the outcome of a judicial process and it had nothing to do with the anti-corruption watchdog...

    Referring to the recent criticism by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah against the conviction of PPP MPA Ali Nawaz Shah in a graft case, the NAB official said that he was convicted by an...

  • Qaim likely to meet PM today

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah flew to Islamabad on Tuesday to meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif...

    An official and sources said the prime minster had invited Mr Shah “most probably” in an attempt to defuse growing tensions between the centre and the province over special powers for Rangers in Karachi...

  • PM orders Nisar to visit Sindh, sort out standoff on Rangers: Qaim

    ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah's visit to Islamabad to resolve the conflict with the centre over Rangers' powers in Sindh culminated with the premier directing Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali to visit Sindh to 'sort out' the outstanding issue on Rangers' powers, said Shah...

    Earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Shah agreed that no compromise will be made over the Rangers-led operation against criminals and terrorists...

  • No drought-like situation in Thar, Qaim observes during Mithi visit

    MITHI: Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Friday rejected all claims and reports suggesting that there was a drought-like situation in the Thar region and that inadequate medical facilities at government hospitals and dispensaries were responsible for a large number of deaths, mostly of newborns, in parts of Tharparkar...

    He visited the Misri Shah RO plant, claimed to be the Asia’s biggest, on the outskirts of the city...

  • Tribunal defers order on Qaim’s election

    HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad election tribunal has deferred its order in Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Syed Ghous Ali Shah’s petition against election of Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah on PS-29 Khairpur to a date in office considering the stay granted by the Sindh High Court...

    The petition was first filed in the Sukkur election tribunal and then transferred to the Karachi tribunal on the CM’s plea...

  • Centre has assured Sindh of no gas outage for industries, Qaim tells SITE body

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Thursday said he had spoken to Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for provision of a smooth and regular gas supply to all the seven industrial areas in the province...

    The meeting was attended by Qasim Siraj Teli, Zubair Motiwala, Principal Secretary to CM Alamuddin Bullo, Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Siddiqi, Industries Secretary Shazia, Local Government Secretary Imran Attta Soomro,...

  • Cases against Mirza may be sent to military court: Qaim

    KARACHI: In what appeared to be an attempt to ensure that former provincial home minister Dr Zulfikar Mirza goes to jail, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah said on Thursday that his government was considering sending cases against the disgruntled leader to a military court for trial...

  • Safoora Goth massacre masterminds arrested: Qaim

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Tuesday said security authorities had apprehended masterminds of the Safoora Goth massacre, in which 45 people of the Ismaili community lost their lives...

    While talking to mediapersons in Nawabshah, the Sindh chief minister said the four alleged militants, who admitted to planning the bus attack, had been arrested from Karachi...

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