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Sitting on 10th January 2019

List of Business  |  Summary of Proceedings

List of Business

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

ORDERS OF THE DAY

THURSDAY, THE 10TH JANUARY, 2019

 

Business to be brought forward before the Legislature on Thursday, the 10th January, 2019 at 10.00 a.m.

 

I.        (A)      RECITATION FROM THE HOLY QUR’AN.

(B)      NAAT SHAREEF.

 

II.      QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

          (Finance Department)

 

III.     CALL ATTENTION NOTICES: 

1.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 10 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. HEER SOHO, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Energy, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that is there any progress regarding restoration of Gas supply to the CNG Pumps and Industries from the side of Federal Government?

2.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 09 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. TANZILA UMI HABIBA, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Education & Literacy, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that  issue of increasing fees by the Private Schools and its set out standards of fees structure?

3.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 11 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY SYEDA MARVI FASEEH, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Transport, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that Traffic/Vehicle Line at all the Toll Plazas in the Province may be separated for heavy and small vehicle to facilitate the Public?

4.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 08 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. GHANWER ALI KHAN ISRAN, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Sports, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that is it a fact that in PCB there is no representation of Sindh Province and if so, What steps are being taken to resolve this prevalent issue?

5.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 05 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. KHAWAJA-IZHAR-UL HASSAN, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that an illegal gravel and sand point has been developed at New Karachi 5-D area which disturbs traffic flow and on the other side passers of area especially women suffer a lot; action taken by the Local Government Minister in this regard

 

IV.      LEAVE APPLICATION OF MEMBERS, IF ANY.

 

V.       PRIVILEGE MOTION NO. 01 OF 2019; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. KAREEM BUX GABOL, MPA REGARDING MR. NOTIK S.H.O. POLICE STATION THANO BULLA KHAN, DISTRICT JAMSHORO IS THREATENING AND ABUSING POOR PEOPLE WITHOUT ANY REASON.

 

VI.      ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 01 OF 2018; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. NIDA KHUHRO, MPA REGARDING FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS NOT GIVEN PRIORITY TO NFC AWARD IN ITS 100 DAYS.

 

VII.    INTRODUCTION OF THE GOVERNMENT BILL NO. 06 OF 2018-THE SINDH ZAKAT AND USHR (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2018.

 

VIII.  PRESENTATION/ CONSIDERATION OF THE REPORT OF SELECT COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT BILL NO. 01 OF 2018- THE CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE (SINDH AMENDMENT) BILL, 2018.

 

IX.      PRESENTATION/ CONSIDERATION OF THE REPORT OF SELECT COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT BILL NO. 04 OF 2018-THE SINDH INSTITUTE OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES BILL, 2018.

 

X.       ANY OTHER BUSINESS WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE CHAIR.

 

 

KARACHI, THE                                                          G.M.UMAR FAROOQ

09TH JANUARY, 2019.                                                       SECRETARY

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

 

Summary of Proceedings

Provincial Assembly of Sindh in its sitting held on Thursday, the 10th January, 2019 has unanimously passed the following Resolution moved by Mr. Muhammad Hussain Khan, MPA, Mr. Saeed Ghani, Minister for Local Government, Public Health Engineering, Rural Development & Katchi Abadies, Sindh, Syed Sardar Ali Shah, Minister for Education & Literacy and Culture, Tourism & Antiquities, Sindh, Syed Firdous Shamim Naqvi, Leader of Opposition, Provincial Assembly of Sindh, Ms. Rana Ansar, MPA, Syed Muhammad Abbas Jafri, MPA, Mr. Hamid Uz Zafar, MPA, Ms. Rabia Khatoon, MPA, Mr. Kanwar Naveed Jameel, MPA, Mr. Ali Khurshidi, MPA, Syed Abdul Rasheed, MPA, Ms. Mangla Sharma, MPA, Ms. Shahana Ashar, MPA, Ms. Ghazala Sial, MPA, Ms. Shahnaz Begum, MPA and Mr. Nand Kumar Goklani, MPA:-


 

This House resolves and recommends to the Government of Sindh to approach Federal Government to take notice of violation of Article 158 of the Constitution by the Federal Ministry. Due to the shortage of Gas the domestic as well as commercial consumers are facing a lot of difficulties in the Province of Sindh.”.


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PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

LIST OF STARRED ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR

THURSDAY THE 10THJANUARY, 2019

 

*119.   Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi:        Will the Minister for Finance be pleased to state:-

 

               (a)    Is it a fact that Sindh Government is currently running an overdraft with SBP;

               (b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative, amount outstanding and markup paid in 2018? 

                                                                         ANSWER

 SYED MURAD ALI SHAH (CHIEF MINISTER) MINISTER FOR FINANCE:

The Sindh Government is not running overdraft with State Bank of Pakistan currently.

*284.   Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi:        Will the Minister for Finance be pleased to state:-

 

(a)   Is it a fact that Sindh Bank is to offer shares in a merger to the owners of Summit Bank;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative, number of shares offered alongwith name of allottees?

 

ANSWER

 SYED MURAD ALI SHAH (CHIEF MINISTER) MINISTER FOR FINANCE:

 

The merger of Summit Bank Limited into Sindh Bank Limited has been decided by the Cabinet in its meeting dated 30th December 2017. The swap ratio and modalities are in the process of being determined for consideration by the Cabinet.

*285.   Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi:        Will the Minister for Finance be pleased to state:-

 

(a)   Is it a fact that Sindh Bank is to be merged with Summit Bank;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the reasons thereof?

ANSWER

SYED MURAD ALI SHAH (CHIEF MINISTER) MINISTER FOR FINANCE:

 

The answer to (a) is in negative. In fact Sindh Bank is not being merged with Summit Bank, rather there is a proposal that Summit Bank be merged with and into Sindh Bank, which will stay as surviving entity. This is under process and will materialize after approval of Sindh Cabinet, Supreme Court of Pakistan and the State Bank of Pakistan.

       

*936.   Ms. NusratSeharAbbasi: - Will the Minister for Finance be pleased to state:-

 

Number of employees, grade, domicile and place of posting of employees working in Sindh Revenue Board?

 

ANSWER

 

 SYED MURAD ALI SHAH (CHIEF MINISTER) MINISTER FOR FINANCE:

No of Employees

225

Grade Wise

No of Employees

SRB Scale of Pay/grade

Place of Posting

Domicile

2

MP-I

Karachi

Sindh

2

21

Karachi

Sindh

1

20

Karachi

Sindh

1

19

Karachi

Sindh

1

19

Karachi

Punjab(on deputation from FBR)

14

18

Karachi/Hyd/Sukkur

Sindh

104

17

Karachi/Hyd/Sukkur

Sindh

36

16

Karachi/Hyd/Sukkur

Sindh

2

14

Karachi

Sindh

3

11

Karachi/Sukkur

Sindh

29

4

Karachi/Hyd/Sukkur

Sindh

30

1

Karachi/Hyd/Sukkur

Sindh

 

*1059. Ms. NusratSeharAbbasi: - Will the Minister for Finance be pleased to state:-

 

(a) Is it a fact that government intend to initiate Cash Transfer Programme for lower income groups;

(b)  If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the details thereof?

ANSWER

 

 SYED MURAD ALI SHAH (CHIEF MINISTER) MINISTER FOR FINANCE:

 

A budgetary provision of Rs. 4.200 billion has been kept in Budget Estimate-2018-19 under the head of account “SC21108-Grants and Subventions-042602-Subsidy Others-A05120 Others-005-Others-Un-conditional Cash Transfer for Poverty Alleviation” which will be released as per policy of Government of Sindh.

 

Dated:                                                                                           G.M Umar Farooq

Karachi the 09th January, 2019                                                         Secretary

Provincial Assembly of Sindh