Karachi: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry Zardari family use Chief Minister as puppet.
Talking to media persons in Karachi on Sunday he said 1600 to 1800 billion rupees have been provided to Sindh government during the last three years and 27 percent more budget will be provided in the next fiscal year.
He said federal government provided additional 500 Megawatt electricity to Karachi which resulted in less load shedding during extreme hot weather.
The Information Minister said law and order situation in the province is also bleak and street crimes are on the rise which shows pathetic performance of provincial government.
He said people belonging to all walks of life have appreciated the federal budget and hopefully next year will be growth year economically.
To a question, Fawad Chaudhry said local government elections should be held in Sindh to ensure development at grass root level
Chaudhry Fawad has alleged that all the decisions regarding Sindh province are being taken in Bilawal House.
The minister said that Chief Minister Sindh (CM) Murad Ali Shah has no authority to decide on any issue. There is nothing mentioned in the Constitution related to Governor Raaj, he told.
Fawad Ch suggested to hold elections of local governments in Sindh. He further criticized Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) for rejecting everything without analyzing the situation.
Earlier, Fawad had expressed the hope that the Sindh government would spend the funds provided by the Federation in the next year budget on the welfare of people.
It was not clear where the funds allocated by the Centre in the past were used as nothing on the ground in that regard was seen, he added.
The minister was talking to the media after attending the Pakistan International Film Festival (PIFF) here at Frere Hall as the chief guest.
Fawad said the Sindh government had not reformed its police department for law enforcement in the province. Instead the Rangers, which were deployed in 1990 in Sindh, had been performing the duty, he added.