Rs1.61b schemes launched to revamp fish harbour: CM

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Staff Reporter
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has said that his government has launched Rs 1.61 billion schemes to rehabilitate Karachi Fish harboUr apart from providing boats and nets to poor fishermen for Rs 100 million.
He was presiding over a meeting to review on-going development schemes in district West here at CM’s House on Saturday. The participants of the meeting were told that provision of fishing boats, engines and nets to poor fishermen at Rs100 million while rehabilitation of Karachi Fish harboUr at Rs1.61 billion would be carried out by the Sindh government. The CM said that this would help fishermen to work in an improved atmosphere at the harbor and poor fishermen would have their own boats and nets. Rehabilitation of Hub Canal at Rs 392.6 million to provide 50 million gallons per day (MGD) water to the people of District West will also be executed said the chief minister and added at present this water goes in seepage as the canal had wide cracks. The meeting was attended by ministers Shabir Bijarani, Saeed Ghani, Syed Nasir Shah, Murtaza Wahab, Chief Secretary Mumtaz Shah, Chairman P&D M. Waseem, special assistants to CM Waqar Mehdi and Rashid Rabbani, MNA Qadir Patel and MPAs from the area.