KARACHI: Sindh Assembly here Tuesday passed unanimously a resolution demanding to establish Sukkur Development Authority for the uplift of the city of Sukkur.
The resolution was moved by Naheed Begum of MQM and supported by the government and opposition.
Members, speaking on the resolution, said Sukkur, the third largest city of Sindh province and the second largest business hub, was neglected badly in every government. Its infrastructure was in shambles. It roads and streets were in dilapidated conditions and people faced problems of water supply and drainage disposal. They said the government in past gave ample funds for the development of this city but they were embezzled by corruption mafia. They said this third largest city of the province still has no university.
They said the Sindh government has formed development authorities for the city that are yet to be erected like Zulfikarabad, but a very important city of the province was neglected in this regard. They stressed the need to establish Sukkur Development Authority for this beautiful city.
The House passed the resolution unanimously.
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