KARACHI- The Sindh cabinet has decided that a separate Counter-Terrorism Department would be established and legislation would be made to purge police of black-sheep, besides providing advanced training to the personnel of Rapid Response Force.
The Sindh cabinet in a meeting presided over by Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, at the CM House on Saturday, also acceded the decisions of the meeting chaired by the Prime Minister in Karachi on May 14, 2014 to expedite the ongoing targeted operation and maintain law and order situation in the city.
The cabinet recommended the Federal Government for providing a financial package of up to Rs. 27 billion for the up-gradation of police stations, strengthening and equipping the Sindh police, enabling it to take the targeted operation to its success. The cabinet meeting was attended by all the provincial ministers, advisers and special assistants, chief secretary Sindh, home secretary, all secretaries of other departments and Senior Member of Revenue. The cabinet discussed the matters relating to law and order, issues of illegal immigrants, drafts on first power policy of the provincial government and eradication of polio, measles and rubella virus in detail and made decisions with consensus.