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KARACHI: Opposition members of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) walked out of the Sindh Assembly on Monday after which they were refused to present their proposals for the next budget of the province for financial support in the House. Year 2021-22.
On the fourth day, the Sindh Assembly continued debating the next provincial budget. Speaker Agha Siraj Khan Durrani did not accept the MQM’s request for more time than usual to present its proposals on the forthcoming budget.
The denial of his request forced the MQM MPA to walk out of the house. However, MQM (P) members returned shortly after to attend the rest of the meeting.
Opposition leader in the House Haleem Adil Sheikh, who belongs to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), also suggested one more day extension on the ongoing budget debate.
He protested loudly because he had been denied the opportunity to appear in a drive in rural Malir District, where he has lived for decades. The Speaker ruled that no resolution could be moved in the House while the debate was going on before the budget. Participating in the debate, MQM (P) lawmaker Javed Hanif said that the federal government should release grants for the development of the province. He alleged that even in the past, illiterate people were employed as teachers in government-run schools. He further alleged that the Deputy Commissioner posted in Karachi was not a resident of the city and was exploiting the unlockdown orders. Mint money.
Hanif said there were no medicines for patients in government hospitals in the province. He said patients were seen sleeping outside the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center in Karachi as there was no shelter for them. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) MPA Riaz Shah Shirazi said that free power should be provided to the areas where wind power plants have been installed in Thatta district.
Heer Soho, a woman PPP lawmaker, said the PTI’s federal government was incompetent and that was why coronavirus patients did not have ventilators in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He further said that no progress has been made in implementing the special development packages announced by the present federal government for Sindh. He said that mere announcements by the federal government were not enough. The PPP MPA was of the view that the federal government should be serious about vaccinating the population against the novel corona virus instead of relying solely on vaccines provided by other countries and international aid agencies. He asked the federal government to take up the worrisome situation of Code 19 epidemic in view of the massive devastation caused by the virus in India.