KARACHI, June 5: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has congratulated Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah for presenting truly a People’s budget envisaging landmark priorities for education and health endorsing the Provincial Chief Executive’s protest against Federal government for its discriminatory treatment especially in financial and energy sectors.
“At this juncture of history when Sindh budget has crossed the mark of one trillion rupees, expectations from the people are high. By presenting a People’s friendly budget for 2017-18, Sindh government has opened the vistas for a development that benefits the majority unlike the elites’ schemes in Punjab,” the PPP Chairman stated in a Press statement.
He praised Sindh government for incentives and facilitations to the students as well as for health sector adding that both the education and health are the basic steps raise a society with peace, prosperity and equality.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari encouraged the People’s government for its initiatives in energy sectors as the provinces cannot remain fully dependent on Federal government to meet their electricity needs. Exploring and exploiting the alternative energy resources within the province are also a great step to get rid of unbearable load-shedding hurled by Nawaz Sharif government, he added.
The PPP Chairman was happy to see that a huge amount of more than 50 billion rupees are allocated for development projects in the provincial capital.
He also appreciated Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah for creating around 50,000 jobs with many more and multiple other employment opportunities for the youth of Sindh.