Sindh CM meets Faisal Vawda, discussed overall water issues

16 Nov, 2018 6:25 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah meet Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda.

During the meeting, they discussed overall water issues and the outstanding issues between the provincial and the federal governments. They also exchanged the views about shortage of water in Karachi and the mega projects continued in the metropolis.

The chief minister said that the K-IV project cost had increased much fold and it has reached about Rs75 billion. “Our teams are working on estimates and accurate estimates would be worked out soon to pass them from the relevant forums,” he said and added the federal government was committed to bearing 50 per cent cost of the project when it was estimated at Rs25 billion.

Now it has increased, therefore the federal government must share 50 per cent expenditures, he further said. He also said that additional water was also required for K-IV project.

Faisal Vawda says the Federal Government will fully support Sindh Government to resolve the issues of water shortage in the province. He also said that steps are also being taken to complete the K-IV project for water supply.

Meanwhile, Murad Ali Shah and Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda also exchanged views at CM House in Karachi.

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