Murad inspects cleanliness, drains' repair work in Karachi.

KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Saturday that the PTI is so sacred of Asif Ali Zaradri that they start crying foul when they see him meeting with the political leaders.

'Had he [Mr Zardari] indulged in horse trading in Punjab the PTI nominated candidate would not have bagged 186 votes, therefore the PTI leadership should apologies with Mr Zaradri,'

This he said while talking to media on his last leg visit to different storm water drains of the city at Chokora Nala at Gulistan-i-Jauhar on Saturday. He was accompanied by Minister Information Sharjeel Inam Memon, Minister Local Government Nasir Shah and Administrator Karachi Murtaza Wahab.

Murad Ali Shah said that the PPP President Asif Zardari was a leading politician of the country who has pursued the politics of reconciliation just to strengthen democracy and bring stability the country. 'Chaudhry Shujaat was an ally of the PTI and due to his political differences with them [PTI leadership] he parted ways with them and stopped his party MPAs not to vote for the chief minister slot candidate nominated by Imran Khan,' he said and added this authority of the party head has been accepted by the supreme court.

Replying to a question, Mr Shah said that his government was keen to hold local bodies elections, but the Election Commission postponed them without their consent. 'This is a baseless and unfounded allegation that the PPP and its government in Sindh had got the local bodies election postponed,' he said and added the next Mayor of the city would be from PPP and who would be made the Mayor would be decided by the party leadership.

To a question, Mr Shah said that the unfortunate incident at under construction Shadman Nullah in which a family met with a tragic incident had hurt him. 'You know we were faced with natural...

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