PM Abbasi to visit Karachi today

PM Abbasi reaches Karachi on his first official visit

PM Shahid Abbasi to visit Karachi today

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday announced Rs25 billion development package for Karachi.

Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair and Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah received the prime minister.

Separately, chairing a meeting on law and order in Karachi, the PM said the federal government was concerned over the recent surge in street crimes in Karachi.

Talking about security, PM Shahid Khaqan stressed that the law and order situation is essential for peace, prosperity and development, and further steps should be taken for this objective. Prime Minister Abbasi assured the governor that the federal government would continue to cooperate with the Sindh government in development projects. During the meeting, security institutions will brief him about the targeted operation underway in the metropolis.

The prime minister added that he had resigned from the Air Blue board of directors on July 28 to serve the country in the public office. The two representatives discussed collaboration, coordination and cooperation between the federal and provincial units.

He said that the Sindh Assembly law about NAB will be reviewed.

The premier will visit the Quaid's mausoleum, ahead of the seventieth independence day. He also recorded his impressions in the visitor's book.

Abbasi also met a delegation of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan led by Farooq Sattar.

It was agreed in the meeting that all the political parties should combine their efforts to further improve security and business atmosphere in Karachi.

He said that the traffic system in the city would be made efficient.

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