KARACHI: Chief Minister (CM) Sindh Qaim Ali Shah said on Tuesday that the federation cannot reject the resolution passed by Sindh Assembly according to the Article-147.
According to details, the CM Sindh chaired a high level meeting in Karachi to discuss the issue of Rangers’ powers in Sindh as he had to leave for Islamabad after the meeting to meet Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif to solve this conflict between the center and provincial assembly. Qaim Ali Shah said that the provinces have every right to give powers to a federal institution on their own conditions.
It was decided in the meeting that the federal government should be asked to pay nine billion rupees as Sindh government has spent 19 billion rupees on rangers from last two years. CM Sindh left for Islamabad right after the meeting where he is to meet PM.
Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Sunday lashed out on federation over the issue of Rangers’ special powers, saying that they won’t let federation ‘occupy’ Sindh.
Addressing the party workers and supporters, Shah said his ‘love’ has been taken advantage of before but won’t let that continue. He said it’s not up to one person to set aside decision of Sindh Assembly.
The CM Sindh said no one can dare looking at Sindh with bad intention, adding that they will pop out the eye of such a person with arrow.
Directing criticism at Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, he said “stop your Ch Nisar, his orders are of no use”. He said one man has no right to set aside the resolution of Sindh Assembly.
Shah said PM Nawaz and Army Chief General Raheel Sharif cooperated with Sindh government and complained that his ‘love’ is being taken advantage of.
He said the institutions must work as per constitution, adding that peace has been restored in Sindh and that the focus should now be in other provinces.