Asad, Ismail brief MQM-P, GDA on federally-funded projects


Delegations of MQM-Pakistan and Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) met Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and Federal Minster for Planning and Development Asad Umar separately at Governor House on Saturday.
Federal Minister for Information Technology Amin ul Haq, MPAs Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hassan and Kanwar Naveed Jamil represented MQM. MPAs Firdous Shamim Naqvi, Haleem Adil Shaikh, Khurram Sherzaman and others also attended the meeting.
The conclave discussed federally-funded development projects in Sindh. Asad Umar gave a detailed briefing on Karachi Transformation Plan (KTP) and other federally funded projects.
Projects of cleanliness, Transport, water supply and sewerage under Karachi package were also discussed on the occasion.
Imran Ismail said that Karachi, being the financial hub of the country, has special significance for the economic development of Pakistan. Any activity in Karachi directly influences the national economy, he observed. He said that Federal Government under the directives of Prime Minister was taking special steps for the development of Karachi by providing all basic amenities of life to Karachiites. During a meeting with GDA delegation, the Governor said that efforts are being made for special package for other cities of the province, on the pattern of Karachi Package.
He said that under the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan Federal Government was working for betterment of the province and fulfilling the development needs of Sindh. Asad Umar said that Federal Government was in constant contact with its allies. He also gave detailed briefing about various development projects of the province. Federal Ministers Dr. Fahmida Mirza and Mohammadmian Soomro were also present on the occasion. The GDA delegation included, Nusrat Sehar Abbasi, Arbab Ghulam Rahim and Irfan ullah Khan Marwat. MPAs Mr. Firdous Shamim Naqvi, Haleem Adil Shaikh and Khurram Sherzaman also attend.

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