Murad Urges Shanghai Group To Complete Houses For Block-I Affected People.

KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed MuArad Ali Shah on Monday said that the Thar Coal Block-I afAfected people (PAPs) would be settled properly by establishing their colonies to be equipped with all the facili-ties.

'The Shanghai Group workAing in Block-I should expedite construction of the residential colony so that affected people could be shifted there.'

This he said while talking to the delegation of Shanghai Electric Group led by its PresiAdent Mr Liu Ping here at CM House. The delegation mem-bers include Deputy President Mr. Yi Xianrong, Chairman Block-1 Power Genera-tion Co. Mr. Meng Donghai and others. The CM was assisted by Energy Minister Imtiaz Shaikh.

Energy Minister Imtiaz ShaiAkh briefing the chief minister said that two vil-lages have been affected with the start of work in Block-I. He added that the project has affected families. At this the chief minister said that his gov-ernment would provide them well planned and built houses in a colony.

Imtiaz Shaikh told the chief minister that the Shanghai Group has paid 50 percent payAment for construction of the houses for the affected people. He added that as the work would progress the company would pay the remaining 50 percent amount.

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