But PPP opposes construction of Kalabagh Dam: Shah
SUKKUR, Pakistan: Pakistan People’s Party’s (PPP) senior leader Syed Khursheed Shah on Saturday said his party was in favor of Bhasha Dam; however, it opposed the construction of Kalabagh Dam and it should not be built.
Talking to media representatives in Sukkur, the PPP leader said there was no water reservoir in the Country.
Khursheed Shah said the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar should issue orders for allocating an additional amount in the federal budget for the construction of Bhasha Dam.
CJ should order allocation of additional amount for Bhasha Dam: Khursheed Shah
The PPP senior leader said the incumbent federal government wanted to get rid of the employees rather than creating employment opportunities. But, he added, PPP always gave employment to the people.
Moreover, Syed Khursheed Shah said he had never been involved in any corruption. He said a Parliamentary Committee needed to be formed to probe whether he committed corruption or not.
Khursheed Shah said in Sukkur, they retrieved the public land worth Rs 15 billion from the occupants.
It is worth noting here that the Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry alleged on the floor of the National Assembly that Khursheed Shah illegally recruited 800 people in Radio Pakistan in just three days. Fawad Chaudhry also accused the opposition leaders of looting the national exchequer and destroying state-run institutions in their respective tenures.
PPP destroyed all institutions including PBC by filling its own cronies , in three days Khursheed Shah filled 800 people only in Radio!costing 7 crore Rs additional burden, Govt is drowning 5 B Rs every year only on Radio thanks to PPP visionless policy https://t.co/nv2OaM5HeI
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) September 27, 2018