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Sitting on 15th April 2019

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List of Business

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

ORDERS OF THE DAY

MONDAY, THE 15TH APRIL, 2019

 

Business to be brought forward before the Legislature on Monday, the 15th April, 2019 at 02.00 p.m.

 

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

(B)     NAAT SHAREEF.

 

 

II.      QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

          (Minorities Affairs Department)

 

III.     CALL ATTENTION NOTICES:

1.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 232 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. NAND KUMAR GOKLANI, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Education & Literacy, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that is it a fact that Government has declared Sindhi as a compulsory subject in all O Level Schools in the Province; if so, what steps are taken by the Government regarding its implementation and provide current status?

 

2.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 233 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. KANWAR NAVEED JAMEEL, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Home, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that recently, a girl namely Aqsa Mehboob, student of Karachi University was raped and killed mysteriously; What actions are taken by the Government against the culprits and to stop these brutal events in future?

 

3.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 230 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. RAJA AZHAR KHAN, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Transport, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that in my Constituency PS-97 at Qayyomabad and other places illegal Transport Stand is established by the same influential; what action has been taken by Government in this regard?

 

4.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 229 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. GHAZALA SIAL, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Forest, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that what steps have been taken by the department regarding Plantation of trees in Khairpur Mir’s City?

 

 

5.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 231 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. HEER SOHO, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Health, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that is it a fact that the price of medicines has been increased dramatically; If so, what steps are taken by the Government to lower the prices of same?

 

IV.     LEAVE APPLICATION OF MEMBERS, IF ANY.

 

V.       PRIVILEGE MOTION, IF ANY.

 

VI.     ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 08 OF 2019; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. SIDRA IMRAN, MPA REGARDING INACTIVITY OF SINDH GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS TOWARDS COMPLETION OF DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES OF 2018-19 OF VARIOUS IMPORTANT DEPARTMENTS.

 

VII.    ANNOUNCEMENT OF ASSENT TO BILL:

Mr. Speaker announces that the Honourable Governor of Sindh has given assent to the following Bill:-

The Sindh Injured Persons Compulsory Medical Treatment (Amal Umer) Bill, 2019.

 

VIII.  DISCUSSION ON ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO.05OF 2019; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. GHAZALA SIAL, MPA REGARDING FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ROLLING BACK THE 18TH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN.

         

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

 

 

KARACHI, THE                                                         G.M.UMAR FAROOQ

14TH APRIL, 2019.                                                        SECRETARY

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

 

Summary of Proceedings

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

MINORITIES AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

LIST OF STARRED ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR

MONDAY THE 15TH APRIL, 2019

 

91.       *Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi:       Will the Minister for Minorities Affairs be pleased to state:-

 (a)            Is it a fact that funds have been earmarked for uplift/renovation of religious places during 2018-2019;

(b)            If answer to (a) above is affirmative, name of places and amount allocated to each?

                                                                        ANSWER

 MR. HARI RAM, MINISTER FOR MINORITIES AFFAIRS:

 Yes, an amount of Rs. 1500/- million has been earmarked during financial year 2018-19.

The list of schemes showing allocated amount against each is at Annexure placed on the Table of the House.

 156.     *Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi:       Will the Minister for Minorities Affairs be pleased to state:-

 (a)Is it a fact that Island Mandir in Sukkur is in a dilapidated condition;

(b)                  If answer to (a) above is affirmative, assistance provided by the Department for its repairs?

ANSWER

 MR. HARI RAM, MINISTER FOR MINORITIES AFFAIRS:

 No. It is not in dilapidated condition however there is requirement of some repair / conservation and addition of new buildings for Hindu Yatris / other visitors. For this, the project has been approved by Government of Sindh amounting to Rs.1369.928 million and some work has been carried out presently but the same was not continued due to the objection of Evacuee Trust Property Board, Government of Pakistan. The Minorities Affairs Department, has taken up the matter with the Evacuee Trust Property Board, Government of Pakistan for issuance of NOC before the work is started again.

600.     *Mr. Rabistan Khan: Will the Minister for Minorities Affairs be pleased to state:-

 

Number of temples currently exist in each district of Sindh along with number of new temples constructed during 2017 and 2018 with amount spent?

 

ANSWER

 MR. HARI RAM, MINISTER FOR MINORITIES AFFAIRS:

 District-wise number of temples ………….. 690

in Sindh                                    (Detail is at Annexure placed on the Table of the House)

 

Number of new temples constructed…………Nil

during 2017-18.

Amount spent…………………………Nil

 1182.   *Ms. Mangla Sharma:            Will the Minister for Minorities Affairs be pleased to state:-

 Total number of Temples in Sindh?

 ANSWER

 MR. HARI RAM, MINISTER FOR MINORITIES AFFAIRS:

 

Total temples in Sindh= 690 Numbers

 

1183.   *Ms. Mangla Sharma:            Will the Minister for Minorities Affairs be pleased to state:-

 Number of Gurdwaras and Churches in Karachi?

 

ANSWER

 

MR. HARI RAM, MINISTER FOR MINORITIES AFFAIRS:

 

(a)    Gurdwaras (08) Nos

(b)   Churches   (33) Nos.

 

KARACHI:                                                                  G.M.UMAR FAROOQ

DATED THE 14TH APRIL, 2019                                        SECRETARY

                                                                        PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH