Sindh govt ignores urban area in budget: Maqbool.

KARACHI -- The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan Convener and Federal Minister for Information Technology and Communication Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said that urban areas of Sindh were once again ignored by the provincial government in the budget.

Addressing a press conference here at the party headquarter in Bahadurabad on Friday, Siddiqui said that Pakistan had been facing terrorism for last two decades but urban areas of Sindh province face financial terrorism since last decade in the shape of Pakistan People's Party biased government. 'Karachi, Hyderabad and other areas of Sindh were neglected in the past as well and now the situation is not very different,' he added.

The MQM-P convener said that Karachi contributes 95 per cent to provincial economy but in return it gets only 10 per cent. He was of the view that PPP government had destroyed Karachi's infrastructure and divided Sindh through its biased policies. 'The PPP Sindh government don't bother to release funds for urban areas and corruption is on the rise that is why K-IV project is pending. Karachi is thirsty and the way Sindh government is not progressing on K-IV, it is not going to be completed even in 15 years,' said Siddiqui.

He was...

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