KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah met Chief Minister of Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan on Friday at CM House and discussed matters of mutual interest including law and order, terrorism, National Finance Commission (NFC) award, water and others issues.
It was a formal meeting between the two chief ministers after the formation of new governments in both the provinces. In the meeting, both the chief ministers agreed to implement jointly worked out a strategy to eliminate terrorism from both the provinces.
Sindh chief minister said that through an intelligence-based targeted operation, Karachi has been made a peaceful city. But, some terrorists after crossing Sindh-Balochistan border had detonated blasts in Jacobabad, Shikarpur and they reached up to Dargah of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, it was said.
He told the Jam Kamal Khan he had worked with Balochistan government during his last tenure and had established check posts along the border. Similar check posts were also established by Balochistan government because of which the situation had relatively remained control.
Both the chief ministers decided to strengthen the coordination between Inspectors General Police (IGPs) of both provinces so that movement of outlaws could be checked at the border and settle other law and order issues emerging time to time.
They also discussed issues in relation to NFC award and decided to work together on this issue. Talking about the water scarcity in the province, Sindh chief minister said that Karachi isthe second home of almost all the Baloch leaders, ministers and dignitaries.
“Therefore, all our Baloch leaders should support us to resolve all out issues pending in the Council of Common Interests (CCI),” he said.
The chief minister presented Ajrak and Sindhi topi to the visiting chief minister and said Karachi was the second home of Baloch brothers.