PM Imran directs to expedite pace of work on Sindh Development Plan projects

PM Imran directs to expedite pace of work on Sindh Development Plan projects

Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday directed to expedite the pace of work on Sindh Development Plan projects.

Chairing a high-level meeting to review implementation of Rs 444 billion Sindh Development Plan, the prime minister said the objective was to improve the socio-economic status of the residents of 14 priority Districts of Sindh.

The meeting was informed that overall the Sindh Development Plan comprises of 48 Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) projects, 50 non-PSDP projects and 7 Public Private Partnership projects.

It was also informed that 26 new PSDP projects have been approved and financial resources allocated for Fiscal year 2021-22.

The forum was apprised that an amount of Rs16.304 billion has been authorized by Planning Commission for 8 Federal Government Divisions and organizations.

The prime minister directed that priority must be given to less-developed and rural areas of Sindh to ensure prosperity.

He regretted that the previous governments ignored the development of Sindh.

Prime Minister Imran Khan directed the concerned departments to fast-track work on Hyderabad-Sukkur Motorway and construction of sports complexes in Badin, Ghotki, Thar, Mirpur Khas, Tando Muhammad Khan, Hyderabad and Sanghar.

He also stressed transparency, quality of work and adherence to timelines while implementing Sindh Development Plan.