KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed the Hyderabad commissioner to make necessary arrangements for provision of office space tor Edhi Foundation in Thatta so that they could continue unhindered welfare service there.
Taking serious notice of the press conference addressed by Faisal Edhi and Balqis Edhi, the chief minister said that Edhi was doing a great service to humanity and nobody would be allowed to grab their property or disturb their welfare services.
The commissioner told the chief minister that the local administration of Thatta has not shut the center of the Edhi Foundation but it has been shut on the orders of the court. On this, the chief minister directed him to provide an adequate space to Edhi for establishment of their center at Thatta till the case is decided.
He directed the commissioner Hyderabad to look after Edhi Foundation properly and solve their matters on top priority basis. “They [Edhi} are doing best service for humanity and it becomes our responsibility to support them and help them in their services,” he said.
The chief minister also spoke to Commissioner Karachi and directed him to meet Faisal edhi personally and solve his problems. “This is quite surprising and deplorable that the people of land mafia are grabbing the property of the Edhi Foundation,” he said and asked where is the administration and what they are doing? The person like Faisal Edhi should not be made so helpless that they had to reach the administration and government through media/press conferences.
“It is our responsibility to remain in touch with them so that they keep their service continue and improve them further,” he said.