Sheikh Rasheed asks Sindh health minister to resign over AIDS issue
KARACHI (92 News) – Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed has said that the government is ready to help if PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto gives an advertisement on AIDS.
Talking to the media on Monday, he said that what people got in Larkana, which has become now ‘Aidstan’. “The number of AIDS patients in Larkana is much more than any place in the world,” he said.
He demanded that Sindh health minister should resign over the issue.
Sheikh Rasheed and other officials took a round of Circular Railway routes in Karachi. “The department will restore 45km CR within a fortnight, while 20km has already been restored,” he said.
The minister said that they would get the track vacated from both sides, asking the encroachers to leave the place themselves.
He said that the government is cooperating with the Sindh government.
Zardari turns Larkana into ‘Aidstan’, says Sheikh Rasheed
Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed termed that former president and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari turned Larkana into ‘Aidstan’.
Speaking to the journalists, the railways minister said that criticized Zardari over recent HIV outbreak in Sindh. He asked the former president to look towards Larkana saying he has turned the province, where his party is in power, into ‘Aidstan’.
“Had these cases emerged in Ethiopia, Somalia and Congo, (rulers in these countries0 would have kicked the bucket,” he said.
Shikeh Rasheed said the politicians who remained involved in the plunder of public funds proudly said they faced 36 cases. He asked why they were being released from jail on bail.
Sheikh Rasheed holds previous govts responsible for hike in dollar rate
Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed has held the previous governments responsible for an increase in the dollar rate.
Addressing a press conference in Lahore on Saturday, he said that the dollar’s current situation is due to filth of the previous government. “Prime Minister Imran Khan is de-silting thieves,” he said.
He admitted that dollar price had increased and the prices of gas and oil have also gone up, but Nawaz, Shehbaz and Asif Zardari are responsible for it.
The minister said that all thieves are uniting. “Let the opposition come on roads after the Eid, it will know about the real situation,” he said.
He said that Asif Zardari is also seeking the NRO after Shehbaz Sharif. “The opposition can vanish in an hour if Imran Khan allows it to go abroad,” he maintained.
Reacting to the speech of Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed, PPP leader Saeed Ghani said that the railway track remained closed for three days, but Sheikh Rasheed continued to hold press conferences with stubbornness during the period.
He said that Sheikh Rasheed said that AIDS patients are being treated in hospitals. “Sheikh Rsaheed should tell us if he has some problem,” he said.