KARACHI (Oct 12) : Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah appreciating the untiring efforts and close coordination of Police, Rangers and intelligence agencies in maintain law & order during Moharrammajalis and mourning processions has said “You have performed a wonderful job andowe me a word of thanks for your coordinated sincere efforts.”
This he said while addressing policemen at CPO he visited this evening on his last leg day-long visits of three divisions, Karachi, Sukkur and Larkana.
The chief minister started his 10 Moharram morning with his visit to command & control Center established in the CM House where he had his morning tea and kept watching the movement of the processions developing in different parts of the city. By the time IG Sindh, AD Khowaja reached and they left for visit to M.A Jinnah Road where he was received by DG Rangers.
DG Ranger Major General Bilal Akbar briefed the chief minister about the deployment of Rangers, his security plan and coordinated work among different law enforcement agencies.
The chief minister talking to media at M.A Jinnah Road where main mourners procession had to march said that he was personally monitoring the implementation of security plan worked out by LEA with their collective wisdom. “We had discussed the security plan of Moharram in our high level meeting held at CM House and was attended by DG Rangers, IG police, provincial heads of intelligence agencies and other concerned in which the plan was approved,” he said and added he had been visiting the routes of processions and majalis himself to ensure proper security arrangements.
Syed Murad Ali Shah just after visiting M.A Jinnah Road flew to Jacobabad where he was received by MNA AijzJakharni, provincial minister MumtazJakharni, MPAs and senior officers at Shahbaz Airbase.
The chief minister drove to the `Memorial of Martyrs’ earmarked to remember the shuhda (martyrs) killed in the blast detonated inMoharramulHarram last year. He offered fateha for the departed soul and then visited USAID – sponsored hospital, Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences (JIMS). He visited OPD, emergency wards and talked to the administration of the hospital. He vowed to make the hospital of the best hospitals of the province.
The chief minister just after visiting routes of procession in Jacobabad flew in helicopter to take aerial view of processions and security arrangements in other cities.
Syed Murad Ali Shah who was accompanied by IG Sindh AD Khowja, Special AssiatantDrQayoomSoomro took aerial view of processions taken out in Shikarpur, Khanpur, Larkana, Khairpur, Rohri and Sukkur and then landed at Sukkur Aiurport where he was received by provincial ministers Nasir Shah, Jam MehtabDahar, MNA NawabWassan, Mayor Sukkur Arslan Shaikh and others.
The chief minister just after holding a small meeting with Commissioner and DIG Sukkur alongwith IG Police flew back to Karachi in his Lear Jet. He landed at old terminal and from where alongwith IG Police flew in his helicopter to take aerial view of procession marching on M.A Jinnah Road where small processions had merged into the main procession.
Just after his visit he landed at Commerce College and went to Central Police Office where he was accorded guard of honour. Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah went to Command & Control Center at CPO and witnessed the movement of the procession. He was given detailed briefing on the monitoring system developed there. From the archives, the chief minister was also shown the footage of blasts, looting & plundering, bike snatching and road accidents.
He assured the IG Police that he would upgrade their Command & Control Center.Syed Murad Ali Shah also inspected mobile surveillance system established in a bus which works as a complete OB van. The Mobile Surveillance bus is equipped with CCTV cameras and helicam (drone camera).
The chief minister appreciated the efforts of IG police for making all out efforts to maintain peace sin the city.
The chief minister returned CM House and thanked the citizens, Ulemas and law enforcement agencies for their cooperation to maintain peace in the city in general and in the province in particular.