PM Imran asks for Karachi ‘transformation plan’ in a week

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed all relevant authorities to finalise the ‘Karachi Transformation Plan’ within a week to address major civic issues faced by the metropolis. Presiding over a meeting at PM House, Mr Khan directed that the plan be finalised in consultation with all stakeholders. PM Khan said the country’s progress and development was linked to the prosperity of Karachi.

Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, Minister for Planning Asad Umar, Maritime Minister Syed Ali Zaidi (through video link), National Disaster Management Authority chairman Lt Gen Mohammad Afzal and other officials attended the meeting.

He was apprised of Karachi’s problems related to clean drinking water, sewerage system, solid waste management and transport, and was updated on the proposals that aimed to resolve the issues on a permanent basis.

Source: Dawn