Auqaf Department asked to complete lingering projects

Karachi: Chief Secretary Sindh, Mohammad Siddiqui Memon has emphasized upon completion of the Auqaf Department’s all development projects, this year definitely. He asked the Secretary Planning & Development to coordinate with Secretaries Finance and Auqaf Departments to update the development schemes, including financial needs, in accordance with the rules and regulations.

He was presiding over a meeting of the Auqaf Department in Sindh Secretariat, on Thursday, which was attended by the Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh, Dr. Abdul Qayyum Soomro and the Secretaries of Auqaf, Finance, Works & Services and Planning & Developments Departments.

The matters of the development schemes of Dargah Abdullah Shah Ghazi, Dargah Lakhayari Sharif and funding issues were also discussed in the meeting.

Dr. Abdul Qayyum Soomro advised the Secretary Auqaf to ensure transparency in all affairs, as no irregularities would be ignored.

However, Siddiqui Memon mentioned that SPPRA policy must be adopted in the relevant matters.