KARACHI - Sindh Minister for Works and Services, Manzoor Hussain Wassan has said that Sindh government is contributing Rs. 9 billion for the development of Karachi city. Addressing a press conference at Sindh Media Cell along with MPA Sharjeel lnam, the Minister said that out of total of Rs. 9 billion, Rs 6 billion have already been provided in ADP. He said only Rs. 10 billion were allocated for rest the districts of Sindh. He described it a wrong impression that only CDGK itself is generating funds for development. If Nazim Mustafa Kamal is inaugurating development schemes, it does not mean that PPP Sindh government is not contributing funds for of Karachi, which is the heart of Sindh. He was surprised that City government had awarded mega projects without issuing tenders while Sindh government carried out all the development projects as per prescribed procedure. The Minister said that corruption prevailed during dictators regime. He recalled that in 2001, ex-President Pervez Musharraf handed super highway to federal government and deprived this province from toll tax. Sindh government is holding talks with the federal government to get share for the province from toll tax, he added. He informed that 10 new bridges would be constructed in various districts of the province with the assistance of Japan government while 500 km of roads will also be constructed in rural Sindh. He said that 1200 Km of new roads would be constructed in the interior of Sindh with the assistance of Asian Development Bank. He informed that during last financial year, works and services department completed 227 schemes while 94 new schemes also included during the current fiscal year.