PM Directs Finalisation of ‘Karachi Transformation Plan’ in Current Week

ISLAMABAD, Aug 31 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday directed concerned authorities to finalise the ‘Karachi Transformation Plan’ during the current week in consultation with all stakeholders for its in-principle approval and implementation.

Chairing a high-level meeting to address the civic problems of Karachi, the Prime Minister said the federal government was cognisant of the sufferings of the people and vowed to play its role in mitigating them.

Governor Sindh Imran Ismael, Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar, Maritime Minister Syed Ali Zaidi (through video-link), Chairman National Disaster Management Authority Lt. Gen Muhammad Afzal and secretaries of concerned ministers attended the meeting. Khan said the country’s progress and development was linked with the prosperity of its economic hub Karachi.

The Prime Minister was updated about Karachi’s problems relating to clean drinking water, sewerage, solid waste management and transport and apprised of the proposals for their permanent solution.

A presentation on Karachi Transformation Plan prepared by the Planning Ministry was also shown in the meeting.

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