PTI Karachi delegation calls on Gov Zubair, discusses city development package

A delegation of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Karachi Division led by its President Firdous Shamim Naqvi called on Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair at the Governor House in the metropolis on Saturday.

This was part of the consultative sessions with various political parties and stakeholders, a statement from the Governor House said.

During the course of the meeting, views were exchanged about the problems of Karachiites, steps for their solution, Karachi development package as well as its implementation.

The governor stated that process of consultation has been initiated to bring forth the problems of the province and steps for their resolution.

Zubair pointed out that the federal government was already undertaking development projects worth Rs 50 billion in the metropolis– Pakistan’s financial capital. With the Karachi Package of Rs 25 billion, this amount has gone up to Rs 75 billion.

In Karachi package, special focus would be on infrastructure development, he said, adding that a steering committee from the private sector would oversee to ensure transparency.

The PTI delegation praised the consultative process and said it augurs well for the megacity of 20 million population.

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