Ground work on KCR project to be started on March 23: CM


Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the people are expecting start of work on Karachi-Circular Railway (KCR) project soon.

He stated this while meeting with Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing who called on him at the Chief Minister’s House, said a statement issued here on Thursday.

He said that he has discussed its financial close with the CPEC authorities, including the Chinese ambassador, but it could not be started on the birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah.

The visiting ambassador told the chief minister that the KCR was in the pipeline and its financial close was expected by the end of next month. The chief minister said that his team was in China and with the support of Ambassador Yao Jing it would be approved.

He hoped that the work on the KCR project would start on March 23. “I am going to give good news to the people of Karachi who need KCR in March”, he said. They also discussed the others projects such as Dhabeji Special Economic Zone, Keti Bandar. The ambassador on the invitation of the chief minister promised to visit Thar next month.


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