Balochistan CM calls on sindh counterpart

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah said that the people of Sindh and Balochistan have almost everything common in their cultural heritages, traditions and costumes.

This he said during his meeting with the Chief Minister of Balochistan Nawab Muhammad Aslam Raisani here today at the Sindh Chief Minister House.

The Balochistan chief minister arrived here today. He was welcomed by Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Senior Sindh Minister for Education Pir Mazharul Haq, Sindh Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs Mr. Muhammad Ayaz Soomro, and others.

Balochistan Finance Minister Mir Asim Kurdgalu and Balochistan Industries Minister Syed Ahsan Shah, and Sardar Zafar accompanied the Balochistan’s chief minister.

Both provincial leaders discussed at length matters of mutual interests andways and means for promoting the cultural, traditional and political ties.

Syed Qaim Ali Shah further said that there are cordial and brethren relation between people of Sindh and Balochistan. He said that it has remained practice of people of Sindh that during the summer season, people from Sindh had been visiting Quetta and other parts of Balochistan.

The Balochistan chief minister thanked the Sindh chief Minister for warm welcome and discussed matters of mutual interest.

He also discussed issues pending after approval of 18th amendment and provincial autonomy.

The said that people of Balochistan wants to strengthen Pakistan, and have evolved prompt measures and strategy to take all parties together under the banner of spirit of reconciliation under grand coalition.

He informed that Balochistan government has taken initiatives with the assistance and cooperation of federal government of the people of the province. Senior Minister Education Pir Mazharul Haq informed that UNICEF is providing 600- Schools in flood affected areas of the province, with all essential facilities.

Chief Minister Sindh added that UNICEF and other world agencies are assisting for furtherance of education.

Later, the Chief Minister Sindh hosted lunch for Chief Minister Balochistan and his delegation. Senior Minister Education Pir Mazharul Haq and Law Minister Muhammad Ayaz Soomro also attended.

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Saleem Shaikh

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