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Rs 3565.684 million allocated for Sindh under PM’s Development Program


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

30th Jul, 2020. 06:21 pm
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Rs 3565.684 million allocated for Sindh under PM's Development Program

Under the Prime Minister’s Development Program, the Federal Government has allocated Rs. 3565.684 million for various projects of the Cabinet Division under the current financial year 2020-21 for development projects and basic health centres in different districts of Sindh.

According to Cabinet Division officials, the federal government has allocated funds for new projects of the Prime Minister’s Development Program in different districts of Sindh province, including various projects in Shaheed Benazirabad, Larkana and Sukkur for the current financial year.

In the development program, funds of Rs. 1886.243 million have been allocated for new projects while Rs. 1373.441 million has been allocated for various development projects of Hyderabad and Mirpur Special Division and Rs. 306 million for basic health centres in different districts of Sindh.

While a total of Rs. 3565.684 million has been allocated for various development projects under the Prime Minister’s Development Program.

Yesterday, Prime Minister Imran Khan directed National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman Lt. Gen. Muhammad Afzal to visit Karachi.

In his Tweet, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the chairman NDMA has been directed to go to Karachi immediately and start the clean up in the aftermath of the rain.

“I have asked the Pak army to also help in cleaning up the city,” the prime minister added.

Earlier, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad and discussed the political situation in the country.

The Sindh Governor apprised the Prime Minister of the situation caused by the recent rains in Karachi.

According to the statement, the Prime Minister directed the NDMA to submit a detailed report on storm drains in Karachi.

On this occasion, the Prime Minister said that the federal government will not leave the people of Karachi alone in this difficult situation, the federal government will take all possible steps to solve the problems facing the people of Karachi.

Note that in the recent monsoon rains, the drains of Karachi had overflowed and water had entered the adjoining settlements along the drains.

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