Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a high level meeting over Karachi Transformation Plan to resolve major infrastructure issues of the metropolitan city.
According to the statement issued by Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the premier held a high level meeting to resolve Karachi’s issues and directed all stake holders to finalize Karachi Transformation Plan in this regard.
“Country’s development and progress is linked with that of Karachi’s. We can no longer ignore the plight of people. Center will play its due role in addressing Karachi issues,” said PM Imran Khan.
The meeting was also attended by Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar, Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi, Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, Chairman National Disaster and Management Authority (NDMA) Lt-gen Muhammad Afzal and other relevant officials.
During the meeting city’s major issues such as water shortage, garbage disposal and solid waste management, cleaning and maintenance of sewage and drains were discussed.
Earlier on August 29th Saturday, PM Imran Khan had announced that federal government will be cooperating with Sindh government to resolve major issues faced by Karachi.
The development comes as Karachi has been subjected to severe urban flooding after a three day rain spell wreaked havoc in the metropolis.
Several residential areas are still inundated in rain water due to inefficient and insufficient drainage system.