We will solve all problems of Karachi, says PM Nawaz Sharif
THATTA (92 News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that they will solve all problems of Karachi.
Addressing a gathering on Thursday, he said that the provincial government did nothing, but the Federation is ready to serve the masses.
“The journey of progress has started. We will make the rural areas of Sindh more beautiful than Punjab’s urban areas,” he said.
He said the federal government would spend Rs 1.1 billion for the development of these areas.
He announced construction of a 500-bed hospital in Thatta, launch of his healthcare card scheme for Thatta, Sajawal and Tando Mohammad Khan, provision of electricity and natural gas for district Sajawal and Thatta.
Nawaz Sharif said that the federal government had already launched its Health Care Card Scheme in Islamabad Capital Territory, Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan, FATA and Balochistan; however, the governments of Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa said they would launch their own health care schemes.
The prime minister also directed the National Highway Authority for construction of Gharro-Keti Bandar Road and announced release of Rs 500 million for the project.
He said funds for construction of 50 kms of farm to city roads would also be provided by the federal government.
He also announced Rs 200 million each for Thatta and Sajawal and to cater to their road, sanitation and sewerage systems.