Prime Minister to visit Karachi today

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

27th Dec, 2019. 12:26 pm

Prime Minister Imran Khan to arrive Karachi on a one-day visit today (Friday).

He will hold a meeting with Sindh Governor Imran Ismail.

This is Imran Khan’s fifth visit to Karachi.

During Prime Minister visit, the premier will be briefed on the city’s law and order situation.

The Prime Minister House said in its statement that He will also review development projects in the city.

Prime Minister expected to hold meetings with party MNAs, MPAs and leaders of coalition parties.

PM will also attend an important meeting with the traders and traders will inform the PM about their issues.

The visit apparently aimed at satisfying MQM-Pakistan, which had expressed reservations over the federal government’s role in Karachi.

On December 1, MQM-P leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui had urged the PTI government to announce special packages for Karachi and Hyderabad.

Amir Khan, another senior MQM-P leader, had criticized the PTI government last month for not delivering on its promises.

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“It is unfortunate that the prime minister came to Karachi and announced Rs162 billion for Karachi but we didn’t even get Rs1 billion from those Rs162 billion,” Amir Khan had told SAMAA TV on November 16.

PM Khan will also attend the valima ceremony of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar’s son in the evening before leaving for Islamabad.

Earlier, Imran Khan visited Karachi on 21st October this year.

Imran Khan briefed about ongoing development projects in the city funded by federal government.

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