Wednesday, September 22, 2010
LARKANA: Speaker of the Sindh Assembly Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said that the vision of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was of empowerment of women in the society. The empowerment comes with economic freedom and to achieve this goal “Sewing Centres” will be opened at the union council level through-out Sindh province, so that more and more poor women / widows may benefit from the scheme and stand on their own two feet. This he said while distributing 240 sewing machines among the widows / poor women and vegetable carts among the poor and needy peoples at his Larkana residence, On Thursday. He said that Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto gave great sacrifice of her life for the rights of poor people of the country under her vision the present PPP government was allotting 25 acres of government land to each woman Hari, while free fertilizers and seed were also being to provide them, he said. Besides he said in the different institutions the women were also performing their duties in the country. The speaker also said that the Government was giving full attention for the promotion of female education, while the scholarship was being to given the girl students so that after completion their education they will be able to serve the nation in different institutions of the country. He said that we are distributing 20-20 sewing machines in each union council so that the poor women / widows may be able to earn their livelihood on self help basis. The speaker reiterated that the mission of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto will be completed at all cost. Later, The Speaker Sindh Assembly Nisar Ahmed Khuhro visited Shaikh Zaid Hospital for women Larkana. On the occasion, he appreciated the efforts of the lady doctors who are providing free treatment to the indoor patients specially flood survivors of the affected areas. He also commended the efforts and services being rendered by the Medical Superintendent Chandka Medical college Hospital Larkana Dr. Zulfiqar Siyal. The speaker SA advised all the doctors and other paramedics to continue their service for the betterment of ailing poor and needy people and extent all possible help to them. He also distributed Eid clothes among the indoor female patients of flood hit areas. On the occasion Professor Rafia Baloch, Dr. Shahida Shaikh and other concerned officials were present.