KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that special attention is being given to social sector particularly health and education. He said this while talking to US Consul General Brian Heath, new political and economic chief in Consulate, Edward Burkhalter, and outgoing political and economic chief, Chad Peterson, who called on him on Thursday.Sindh Health Minister Jam Mehtab Dahar was also present on the occasion. The consul general and the Sindh chief minister discussed the matters pertaining to Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences (JIMS) to improve its performance.The CM said that the hospital building has been constructed worth $20 million under USAID programme adding that it has started functioning but only recruitment of specialist doctors is to be made. The chief minister told the consul general about the issuance of offer letters that are in the pipeline. He directed the health minister to ensure issuance of offer letters within next two days.Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah constituted a working group comprising Health Minister Jam Mehtab Dahar and political and economic chief of US Consulate, Edward Burkhalter, to improve the performance of the hospital.Sindh Municipal Services Delivery Programme (MSDP) and Sindh Basic Education Programme (SBEP) were also discussed in the meeting.He said under the USAID funded MSDP improvement of municipal infrastructure, water supply, sanitation and solid waste management in six selected towns of the province worth $66 million grant is given by USAID.The chief minister said that Jacobabad town has been taken up by USAID for municipal infrastructure up-gradation at an estimated cost of $35 million in the first phase. The water supply scheme in Jacobabad for $20 million is in the progress and would be completed by June 2017. The chief minister said that this would be a great contribution of the US government towards the people of Sindh, particularly of Jacobabad.