Karachi - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that more CCTV cameras will be installed to cover the entire Karachi under the safe city project .

Speaking at Command & Control (C&C) Centre housed in CM House on Tuesday, he said that presently around 2,000 CCTV cameras had been installed in the city, but the entire city, particularly the flash points, required at least 6,000 more cameras.

Murad said that police had been given Outdoor Broadcasting (OB) vans which were highly equipped with monitoring cameras and recording system.

The CM was told that 9,000 cameras of KMC and police department had been connected with the C&C at the CM House.

“The center has the facility of recording the coverage and giving direct instructions through a wireless system,” Murad was informed.

On the occasion, the chief minister monitored the movement of processions on different routes.

He also talked to Sindh Police IG AD Khawaja, who was at that time on a visit to the processions routes, on his mobile phone and inquired from him about the security arrangements.

The CM said that Muharram 10 was the most important day and extra caution was required on that day.

"I am available and would be with my people on the routes. So keep informing me about each and every development," he ordered. Praising the police, Rangers and other law-enforcement agencies, Murad said they had done excellent job by making complete security arrangements. “I am proud of you," he said.

Earlier in the afternoon, the chief minister talked to Chief Secretary Siddiq Memon and IG police on telephone and asked them about the security arrangements made all over the province.

He urged them to remain in close contact with the commissioners and DIGs so that they could remain updated about latest situation and give necessary instructions.