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Standing Committee on Government Assurances meets
Friday, 10th September, 2021

Sindh Police is directed to protect the parents and witnesses of Late Journalist Ajay Lal Wani CDA should expedite its development work in E-12 and handover the plots to the allottees by 2023 Out of 140 Government Universities 79 are providing safe drinking water and the case to install water filtration plant in 59 universities has been submitted in Planning Commission: HEC

Islamabad(10th September 2021) Sindh Police is directed to protect the parents and witnesses of Late Journalist Ajay Lal Wani and CDA should expedite its development work in E-12 and handover the plots to the allottees by 2023. These directions were passed in the meeting of the Standing Committee on Government Assurances. The meeting of the Standing Committee was held under the Chairmanship of Chief Whip of Ruling Party and Chairman, Standing Committee Malik Muhammad Amir Dogar, MNA. The Standing Committee was informed that Ajay Lal Wani was an able journalist, who was killed by unknown people at 09:30 p.m. while he was sitting in a barber shop. So, the Sindh Police worked hard and arrested all of the five culprits, along with the guns used in the killing, within ten days. The murderers were sent to jail under anti-terrorist act. Thereafter, due to sensitivity of the issue, the Sindh Government also constituted a JIT. The findings of JIT and the findings of the Police were similar. Now, the case is in the Court of Law. The Standing Committee appreciated the efficiency of the Sindh Police. The Standing Committee was informed that the parents of Late Ajay Lal Wani and the witnesses of the incident are under pressure. So, the Standing Committee directed Sindh Police to keep in-touch and protect the parents of the Late Ajay Lal Wani and the witnesses and submit its report in thirty days. The Standing Committee was informed that issue of E-12 was very old. However, the present Government is committed to complete it as early as possible. The Standing Committee directed that whole of the area of E-12 must be got vacated from the land grabbers and its development should be completed before 2023 and thereafter the possession of the plots should be given to the allottees. The Standing Committee examined the Assurance related to provision of safe drinking water in all of the Universities. Higher Education Commission (HEC) informed that out of 140 Government Universities the facility of safe drinking water is available there in 79 universities. Whereas a case of provision of safe drinking water to 59 universities has been submitted to Planning Commission. The Standing Committee directed that HEC should submit a request for early release of funds to Planning Commission. Moreover, the Standing Committee directed the Planning Commission to release the funds for 59 water filtration plants. So that the project can be completed timely. The Standing Committee examined the incident of death of a Lane Man in the area of constituency No. 183 of National Assembly of Pakistan. The representatives of MEPCO and Power Division apprised the Standing Committee that all dues have been paid to the family of the deceased Lane Man and all of the officials, found guilty of negligence, have been penalized under the relevant law. So, the Standing Committee disposed of the Assurance accordingly.     

The meeting was presided over by the Chairman, Standing Committee of National Assembly on Government Assurances, Malik Muhammad Amir Dogar and attended by Members National Assembly Mr. Mujahid Ali, Mr. Sheikh Rashid Shafiq, Ms. Shagufta Jumani, Syed Mobeen Ahmed, Mr. Khalid Hussain Khan Magsi, Chaudhary Armghan Subhani, Mr.  Usman Ibrahim, Syed Javed Husnain, Ms. Shahida Akhtar Ali, MNA/Mover, Mr. Jai Parkash, MNA/Mover, Mr. Sher Akbar Khan, MNA/Mover, Engr. Sabir Hussain Kaim Khani, MNA/Mover. Mr. Ali Muhammad Khan, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs was also present in the meeting. Senior civil officers from Aviation Division, Interior Division, CDA, Federal Education and Professional Training Division, Higher Education Commission, PIA and Sindh Police also attended the meeting.