Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday directed authorities concerned to finalise the 'Karachi Transformation Plan' within a week.
Chairing a high-level meeting to address civic problems of Karachi, the premier said the federal government was cognisant of the sufferings of people and vowed to play its role in mitigating them.
The premier was briefed on the proposed 'Karachi Transformation Plan', that according to the PM Office, "has been formulated in line with Karachi's problems and development requirements".
Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar, Maritime Minister Syed Ali Zaidi (through video-link), Chairman National Disaster Management Authority Lt Gen Muhammad Afzal and secretaries of concerned ministers also attended the meeting.
Earlier, PM Khan said that the whole nation feels the pain our people in Karachi.
“The whole nation feels the pain our people in Karachi are going through. However, out of this devastation & suffering there is now a positive development as my govt, along with the Sindh govt, is moving to immediately act & resolve 3 major problems of Karachi,” PM Khan said in a tweet today (Saturday).