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‘Sindh forensic laboratory will soon be established’

Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister on Law, Information and Anti-Corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab
Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister on Law, Information and Anti-Corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab

KARACHI: The provincial government is all set to establish a modern and state of the art Sindh forensic laboratory in Karachi, says an adviser to Sindh Chief Minister.

Adviser to Chief Minister Sindh for Information, Law and Anti-corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab talking to journalist Sunday said that Sindh government was establishing state of the art forensic laboratory adding that feasibility and technical report has been formulated.

He rejected the notion that facility of forensic laboratory was not available in Sindh saying that forensic investigation and research were conducted at Liaqat University of Medical & Health Sciences Jamshoro. However, it was not equipped with latest tools.

He said that Sindh government has decided to establish a well equipped forensic laboratory on modern lines in Malir district of Karachi.

He said that demarcation of land has been completed while funds have also been allocated in this regard.

Provincial Adviser said that within next two and half years, Sindh government will deliver another precious institution in shape of Sindh Forensic Laboratory to the people of Sindh province.

He added, “Lahore forensic laboratory merely conducts DNA tests while Sindh forensic laboratory will be equipped with latest equipment available in the world, which will help conduct all kinds of scientific investigations.”

Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that arrangements have also been made for up-gradation and extension of the forensic laboratory for future.

In order to financially strengthen Sindh forensic laboratory, he said, the facility for forensic investigation would be extended to national and international institutions similar to HEJ Institute of Karachi University.

Provincial Adviser added that establishment of Sindh forensic laboratory was carried out as per vision of Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and added that everyone residing in Pakistan could get services from that laboratory.

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