Oppositions parties in Sindh Assembly submit joint application for requisition of urgent session
KARACHI: Members of the opposition parties in Sindh Assembly here on Thursday submitted a joint application before the office of Assembly Secretary seeking urgent session of the house to discuss COVID-19 related situation and its implications on public health as well as economy.
Leader of the opposition MPA Firdaus Shamim Naqvi along with his party colleagues MPA Haleem Adil Shaikh and MPA Khurram Sher Zaman besides those from MQM and GDA forwarded the request emphasizing that the same be urgently taken up and instead of 14-day response provision for such submissions the house be called in three days' time to deliberate upon an issue critical to the well being of the masses.
Later talking to media MPA Firdaus Shamim Naqvi said the application was submitted in view of the fact that people of Karachi in particular, with almost no representation in the provincial government, were being worst hit by COVID-19 and the consequent lockdown.
"Issue is extremely serious as people of Karachi are not only registered to be increasingly affected by the virus but measures adopted by the provincial government to handle the challenge is adding to their miseries," he said. - APP