By Malik Najmussaqib
KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Information, Local Government, Housing &Town Planning, Religious Affairs, Forest and Wildlife Syed Nasir Hussain Shah yesterday presided over a review meeting of the annual development programs of the local government department. The meeting was attended by Secretary Local Government Roshan Ali Sheikh and other senior officers of Local Government Department. Secretary Local Government Department gave a detailed briefing to the Minister for Local Government regarding the Annual Develop Projects of Local Government Department.
Speaking on the occasion, Shah directed the officers of the LG Department to make sure that the process of opening and awarding of tenders for the development projects of the Local Government Department was transparent from the beginning to the end, adding that, there should not be any undue delay in the process. The provincial Minister for local government added that there should be no legal complication or inconvenience in the tender process. He said that Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah wanted transparency to be given special attention in all these processes.
The Provincial Minister for Local Government was informed that in the year 2020, 21, in total 97 development schemes would be completed out of which 25 schemes wete related to water and sewerage, while 63 were related to roads. Apart from these development schemes, six mega schemes would also be part of the financial year, while, three of them had been completed, he was further informed.