PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi announces Rs 25b package for Karachi

12 Aug, 2017 4:56 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has announced an Rs 25 billion package for Karachi.

He also announced Rs 5 billion for Hyderabad.

The PM said that traders have expressed satisfaction with the law and order. “The PML-N government is committed to establishing peace in Karachi,” he said.

He said that people have welcomed Nawaz Sharif on the way to his home.

The PM said that the policies of Nawaz Sharif will not only be completed but also advanced. “Peace was established in Karachi and as a result, investment boosted in the country,” he added.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that Nawaz Sharif has accepted the court verdict in letter and spirit. “Nawaz Sharif is going to his home. He has not targeted any institution,” he said.

He said that the MQM had supported them unconditionally.

Earlier, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at Governor’s House.

During the meeting, the Sindh chief minister demanded to call a meeting of the Council of Common Interests.

He said that they have reservations about the royalty of oil and gas in addition to deduction in funds.

The chief minister said that they are implementing the National Action Plan much more than all.

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