Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah has on Wednesday (today) penned a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan and expressed the province’s reservations over the population census figures.
CM Sindh’s letter to the Prime Minister read, “Sindh have reservations over approval of the population census results in the Council of Common Interest (CCI).”
The chief minister in his letter asked for a new population census immediately.
“Several millions of people in Sindh have not been counted in the population census,” the letter further read.
Murad Ali Shah added more in his letter, “Sindh’s population has been over 60 million.”
“In Census figures the average number of the members of a family in Sindh has been delineated five members,” it added more.
Sindh’s chief minister also referred to survey reports of the UNICEF and other international institutions with regard to the population of the province.
According to the letter, Murad Ali Shah had presented his reservations and evidence in written in the session of the CCI.
Earlier, the Chief Minister of Sindh had appeared before the accountability court in a fake account case in Islamabad.
Abdul Ghani Majeed, Khursheed Anwar Jamali, and other suspects were also present before the court.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor had requested the court to issue warrants against the accused one who was not present.
Moreover, the counsels of other suspects had mentioned that this is the first hearing and some parties may not have received the notices.