In an unusual move, Sindh govt asked to bear cost of a federal govt project

Federal government of Pakistan approached Sindh government to share an idea of building a new hospital in the province, but wanted the provincial government to bear the cost.

Addeessing the media on Wednesday, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah told that the Sindh government was approached by the federal government lately to express its desire to establish a new hospital in the province.

Laying out details of the conversation, CM Shah said that the provincial government agreed on establishment of new hospital and identified Hyderabad district for the said project.

However, in an usual move, federal government asked the Sindh government to bear the cost of a federal project.

CM Sindh expressed surprise over the matter.

Federal government had estimated the cost of the project at around Rs1.3 billion.