Murad sees PPP to secure Karachi Mayor slot.

KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Sunday once again reiterated his stance that the Pakistan Peoples Party, being the single largest party that emerged in local bodies elections in Karachi, will take over the slot of the mayor by setting aside the cries and claims of a 'self-claimant'. This he said while talking to the media at the KMC Mega Sports event organized at Fuwara Chowk. He was accompanied by Governor Sindh Kamran Tessori, Minister Information Sharjeel Inam Memon, Advisor law Murtaza Wahab and others.

Replying to a question, the CM said that it was loud and clear that PPP would bag the slot of Mayor in Karachi. 'We [the PPP] are a majority party and our candidate for the slot of mayor would easily be elected by the KMC council,' he said and giving an oblique reference to Jamaat Islami's Candidate Naeem Rehman Mr. Shah said that his cries, claims, and allegations have no foundation and would prove to be the bubbles of hot air.

The CM urged the Election Commission of Pakistan to expedite the process of conducting the election on the local bodies' seats where it had been postponed and declare the results of the seats which have been challenged or withheld so that the final round of election for the seats of chairmen and mayors could be finalized.

Census: Talking about the census, Murad Ali Shah said that the objections his government and the party had raised during the census of 2017 have proved to be valid and genuine now.

He said that if the reservations raised by the people of the province were not addressed his government would have no option but to withdraw the support it has extended to the Bureau of Statistics for conducting the ongoing census process. Murad Ali Shah said that he has urged the census authorities to share a copy of the data/enumeration of a family with the concerned family members. 'We must know how many members of a family in a particular area have been counted so that cross-check can...

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