Sunday, June 12, 2011

Sindh Governor hands over shop keys to Boulton Market shopkeepers

Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad on Saturday handed over keys of newly constructed shops to the shopkeepers of Boulton market whose shops and markets were set on fire by angry protesters after blast in an Ashura rally 18 months back.
“Government today fulfilled its promise made to the bisinessmen of Boulton market,” he said at a ceremony held at Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI).
The Governer told it was with the help of the coalition partners in Sindh govt, President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani that we completed a gigantic task to compensate the shopkeepers and reconstruct the markets destroyed in arson attack by mob. “The gigantic task to rebuild the markets, though still underway, was carried out with funding of Rs 3.5 billion contributed by PM, the president and Sindh govt,” he said.