–Abbasi meets Sindh CM, governor to discuss development projects
KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday assured Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah of all coordination and cooperation in the ongoing development projects in the province, particularly Karachi.
In a meeting held at Governor House in the morning, the prime minister said the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML- N) government firmly believed in public empowerment and was strongly committed to across the board development.
He appreciated that federal government-funded projects in Sindh were being completed in coordination with the provincial government, adding that “coordination and cooperation were needed at every level in the larger interest of the masses”.
CM Murad Ali Shah, on the occasion, briefed the premier about the pace of work of the ongoing schemes while acknowledging that special package announced by the federal government would supplement efforts being made for much-needed development work in different parts of the province.
Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair also accompanied PM Abbasi in the meeting.
Earlier, PM Abbasi had arrived in Karachi on Sunday night on a two-day visit.
On Sunday, PM Abbasi, in a meeting with the Sindh governor, had stated that the federal government was committed to the completion of the development projects in Sindh, including in Karachi.
Matters pertaining to law and order situation ongoing development projects and trade activities were also considered during the meeting.
The prime minister, while highlighting the importance of Karachi, stated that it is the lifeline of the country and efforts need to be focussed on ensuring sustained peace and law and order in the city.
The governor assured PM Abbasi that that completion of various projects under Karachi Development Package was likely to alleviate the problems of people to a great extent.