KARACHI - Sindh Law Minister Ayaz Soomro said on Monday that the government had decided to abolish the post of Executive District Officer (EDO) of law across the province and notification has been issued in this regard. Meanwhile, some 104 new Deputy District Authority (DDA) will be recruited on contract basis that has been approved by the federal government. The Minister was addressing a press conference held here at Sindh Assembly building along with the other law officials. He said that Sindh government had issued the order to abolish the posts of EDO because it was not a part of the Local Government Ordinance (SLGO). He advocated that there was no controversy on the issue of constitution as all political forces had shown consensus over the restoration of 1973 constitution in its actual shape. He further added that federal Law Ministry had finally approved removal of Sindh Prosecution Department and suggested the merger of said department with the Provincial law department. While commenting over the evening courts, he pinpointed that such courts would be in practice in near future as the federal government had already announced to reduce the burden of cases. The senior civil judges, civil judges, additional judges would be appointed for evening courts. They will perform their duties from 4: 00 pm to 8:00. Such evening courts would be established in Sindh High Court, he said. Meanwhile, the Fast Track Court would also be established within couple of month as the federal government had approved. He said that the duration of cases hearings in Sindh High Court would be increased to three hours. He said that, after getting the approval by the federal government, the Sindh government had decided to enhance the prisons across the province, in which the prisoners would be treated without any discrimination. "The present condition of our prisons seems like a torture cell" he said and added that the government was committed to convert such jails into training camps. He added that lawyers would be hired by the government for poor prisoners who could not bear their expenses for their case. He alleged that due to the poor policies of the previous rulers to appoint the separate law departments and officials, the government had to bear Rs 360 million. He said that the government has also decided to appoint the additional advocate general (AAG) who is enrolled by Supreme Court, so that the AAG should represent the government also in Supreme Court.