PM Imran reaches Karachi on a day-long visit

PM Imran reaches Karachi on a day-long visit

Karachi (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Karachi on a day-long visit on Tuesday to review the projects in the city by the federal government.

According to details, Prime Minister Imran Khan started his engagement in the city by attending the inauguration ceremony of the Ship Lift and Transfer System at the Karachi Shipyard.

Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, federal ministers Asad Umar, Ali Haider Zaidi and Zubaida Jalal also the ceremony with the premier.

The prime minister is scheduled to chair important meetings at the Sindh Governor House.

PM Imran will be briefed on the progress of different development projects launched by the federal government in the city under the Karachi Transformation Plan.

He will also be briefed on law and order, security and COVID-19 situation in the city.

PM Imran will be briefed on the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project by Railways Minister Azam Swati. He is likely to visit Hub Chowki.

The prime minister is expected to return to Islamabad by Tuesday night.

It is pertinent to mention that Prime Minister Imran Khan had announced a development package of Rs1,100 billion for  the city after torrential rains last year left Karachi’s main arteries and roads inundated and life came to a crippling halt in the provincial capital.

The premier had referred to the Karachi Transformation Plan as a “historic” Rs1,100 billion development package that will cater to the city’s diverse problems ranging from water supply, to transport and solid waste management.