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Sindh Govt Is Corrupt: Mayor Waseem Akhtar

KARACHI:  Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar has said that every inch of Sindh government is corrupt and Rs 39 billion was spent on salaries and pensions.

Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar was addressing a press conference at KMC’s headquarters.

Commenting on CM Sindh adviser on information Murtaza Wahab criticism on the MQM-P, he said that Murtaz Wahab unaware of wrongdoings of the Sindh government.

“PPP in past as well used the urdu speaking persons for passing statements against MQM.”

Akhtar said that the people who are seeking accountability of Rs 39 billion should provide details of expenditure of Rs 90 billion on the name of Larkana.

Giving the details of the funds being released to the KMC, the Mayor said Rs17 billion were spent on salaries to employees, Rs8 billion for the pension to retired employees and Rs1,670 billion on ongoing development schemes.

He said the Sindh government is not releasing the due OZT share to KMC and the Rs25 billion allocated for the Karachi package was brought by him in the tenure of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

He asked that where did the Singh government spend Rs 2000 billion in Karachi during its last ten years.

The Mayor said that the Sindh government has failed completely and the Supreme Court on a daily basis repeated this fact.