Karachi, August 04, 2017 (PPI-OT):Sindh Minister for Labour, Human Resources, Transport, Mass Transit and Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah while paying rich tribute to the sacrifice of Police Cops who laid down their lives in the line of duty, said that they discharge their duties for the restoration of peace and maintained law and order situation in the City. This he said while addressing the gathering on the occasion of martyrs’ day held at Clifton 2 Talwar here today, by Sindh Police in collaboration of Voice of Karachi and Social Organization.
He said that the day which is being held throughout the country to acknowledge and recognized the services of Shuhada of Police who rendered their lives for the cause of restoration of peace in Sindh including Karachi, to protect the life and properties of citizens by giving the lives. Today we are gathered here to salute them, now its our responsibility and duty to look after and welfare of their families by providing education and every facilities.
The Minister said that Shuhada Fund from Rs.2 lacs has been increased up to Rs.5 millions, and added that this was not the substitute of their lives. He lauded the efforts of Sindh Police for continuation of peace in Karachi. He said that their sacrifices would not be ignored, many development projects and roads to be named in recognition of their services.
On the occasion, I.G.P. Sindh A.D. Khawaja also paying tribute to Sindh Police Shuhada, has said that Sindh Police is the only unit of and force of the country who lost their lives for restoration of peace in Karachi. He said that their sacrifices are matchless and we would never let their sacrifices go waste.
The ceremony was attended by DIG South Azad Khan, PPP leader Najmi Alam and President Voice of Karachi Basit Mundia and large number of Police officers and officials including families of Shuhada and citizens. The Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah along with I.G. Sindh A.D. Khawaja, D.I.G. South Azad Khan and others laid floral wreath in the memory of Martyrs of Sindh Police, Traffic Police Constable Mohammad Khan and others and prayed for their departed soul.
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