Published On: Sat, Feb 21st, 2015

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SA demands Sui gas for Thul town

Sindh assembly here Friday passed an unanimous resolution for giving the citizens of Thul town facility of Sui gas. The resolution of Sohrab Khan Sarki of PPPP and others said this assembly is of the opinion that Government of Sindh should approach the Federal Government for extension of Sui gas supply to Thul town, which was approved by Benazir Bhutto Shaheed in 1996.

214 shop keepers fined for profiteering

In a crackdown against profiteers, 214 shopkeepers were challaned with Rs 287,000 fine for selling commodities above government rates. In statement on Friday, Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui said that the campaign launched against profiteers would continue till they ensured that the commodities were sold at fixed rates. He further said that action against profiteers were taken in Garden, Jamshed Quarters, Gulzar-e-Hijri, Orangi, Nazimabad, New Karachi, Model Colony, Shah Faisal and other areas.

PAF-KIET convocation held

The 12th convocation ceremony of PAF-KIET (Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology) was held at the Convention Centre, PAF Museum, Karachi. Governor of Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan was the Chief Guest at the occasion. Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was also present at the occasion. The chief guest awarded gold and silver medals to the distinguished students. While addressing the students and faculty members, Governor Sindh emphasized the importance of higher education and the significance of research and development for the progress of the country.

First Class MagistratesĀ  appointment notified

Sindh Home Department through a notification has conferred the power of First Class Magistrate/ Special Judicial Magistrates, with immediate effect and till March 11, on selected five officers currently serving as DC and Additional Deputy Commissioners in the provĀ­ince. The concerned officers included Dr Syed Saif-ur-Rehman, DC, District Central Karachi; Farhan Ghani, Additional DC-I, District Central Karachi; Mushtaq Ahmed Shaikh, Assistant Commissioner, Gulzar-e-Hijri (Scheme-33), District East Karachi; Sirajuddin, Additional DC-I, District Korangi Karachi and Muhammad Khan Soomro, Additional Deputy Commissioner-I, District Tharparkar.

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