Sindh to refurbish old schools every year
KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that the Sindh Cabinet has decided that the old schools would be refurbished every year.
The minister said this while briefing the journalists after the cabinet meeting.
Earlier, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah chaired the Sindh Cabinet meeting.
Nasir Shah informed the newsmen that that the cabinet also approved the procurement of furniture for public schools.
He said that the cabinet was informed that the furniture would be procured for the public schools in accordance with their specific demands.
The chief minister directed that the Education & Literacy Department to constantly update the people about the procurement of furniture for the schools in their areas through its website, so as to make them aware about the facilities they had been provided by the government.
While briefing the media, Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said the Cabinet has approved the proposed amendments in Stamp Act of 1899. The amendments in the Stamp Duty Act 1899 were being done to accommodate certain modern requirements linked with electronic based tax payments mechanisms.
He said that the chief minister was of the view that with E-stamping the revenue collection of the Board of Revenue should increase. - APP