Karachi - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has directed all police officers and DCOs to monitor sellingl and purchase of the urea fertilizer and ensure its proper distribution. He was chairing a meeting in his chamber in Sindh Assembly on Tuesday, which discussed the issue of shortage of fertilizer in detail. Sindh Minister for Agriculture Syed Nawaz Ali Shah, Chief Secretary Fazal-ur-Rehman, Secretary Agriculture Sabhago Khan Jatoi, Secretary Food Aijaz Qazi, Principle Secretary to chief minister Syed Suhail Akbar Shah and representatives of fertilizer companies attended the meeting. The meeting was told that there was a need of 591,000 tons urea and 241,000 tons DAP fertilizer for the Kharif crops; however, 478,000 tons of urea had been received till August 31, 2008: 260,000 tons from Fauji Fertilizer, 5,000 tons by National Fertilizer Company and 213,000 tons by Engro Urea. It said 135,000 tons of urea would be provided to Sindh province till September 2008.