Sindh has no money to clean Karachi’s drains but spend Rs4bn on luxury vehicles

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

25th Jun, 2020. 07:41 pm
Sindh has no money to clean Karachi's drains but spend Rs 4 billion on luxury vehicles

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed gave the remarks while hearing the coronavirus suo motu notice that coronavirus made people Billionaires overnight, no institution seems to be working, every institution is like NDMA.

The Chief Justice asked how the Sindh government could spend Rs 4 billion for 400 luxury vehicles. These vehicles have been ordered for the rulers of the province. The cost of one vehicle is 11.6 million. We will not allow the import of such luxury vehicles. Submit Rs 4 billion to the Supreme Court. The Sindh government does not have the money to clean the drains of Karachi, are Punjab, KP and Balochistan ordering such vehicles?

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To this, the Advocate General replied that KP and Punjab were not ordering such luxury vehicles.

The Chief Justice said that the details related to machinery, import and other goods were not satisfactory.

Justice Qazi Amin said that the price of oxygen cylinder has increased many times, the provincial government has failed to protect the citizens, where is the government, “I am the judge as well as a citizen, where is the rule of law.”

The Chief Justice said that the people had high hopes so they brought change, the political people have come to throw mud at each other on which the Attorney General said that the government is making tough decisions within the law.

The Chief Justice said that the entire government could not be held hostage by 20 people, the wheat crisis had arisen for no reason, no one could stop the government if it wanted to, the government should take action in accordance with the law in every matter.

The Attorney General said that the government was not surrendering against such forces on which the Chief Justice questioned that 16 million tonnes of wheat had been stolen from Sindh.

The Chief Justice said that it seems that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will become a parallel institution of NDMA, all these things are a disaster for the people and Pakistan.

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