Phuleli Canal plan touted as ‘viable’

Provincial ombudsman terms it 'a gift for residents of Hyderabad, neighbouring areas'

Our Correspondent May 09, 2024


Dr Muhammad Sohail Rajput, the former Sindh chief secretary and current provincial ombudsman has expressed confidence in the viability of various projects, particularly the environmental initiative focusing on the Phuleli Canal in Hyderabad.

Addressing the audience at the launch event of the Alumni Association Government College University Hyderabad (Karachi chapter) magazine, Dr Rajput expressed confidence in the success of these projects.He stressed that comprehensive assistance would be provided to ensure their fruitful implementation.

He further highlighted the collective efforts aimed at transforming the historic Phuleli Canal into a modern recreational area. He described it as a gift for the residents of Hyderabad and its neighbouring areas.In attendance at the event, the provincial minister of universities and boards, Muhammad Ali Malkani, reiterated the Sindh government's commitment to enhancing the education sector.

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He stressed that development without education was not feasible and mentioned several ongoing projects aimed at bringing about positive changes.

Reflecting on the rich history of Government College, which spans over a century, Malkani praised the institution for producing outstanding individuals across various fields such as politics, journalism, bureaucracy, film, television, judiciary, sports, and medicine.

Assuring continued support, Malkani pledged the government's cooperation in addressing the challenges faced by the Karachi chapter of the Alumni Association.

He affirmed that concerted efforts would be made to resolve issues collaboratively.During his presentation, Amin Yousuf provided insights into the ongoing initiatives and upcoming projects of the Alumni Association Government College Hyderabad (Karachi chapter).

Professor Dr Tayabba Zarif, vice chancellor of GCUH, and Engr Iqbal Qureshi also addressed the audience. Ayesha Amin chaired the event as the master of ceremonies.





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