Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday has said that the situation of Karachi worsened due to political negligence.
PM Imran called on Parliamentary Adviser, Dr. Babar Awan at his office in Islamabad, today. The meeting discussed the Karachi Transformation Plan and other parliamentary issues including Financial Action Tas Force (FATF) related legislation.
On Karachi’s plight, the premier said that the development of the metropolis is on the agenda of the federal government. he added that he will provide funds for the uplift of the city.
Babar Awan appreciated PM’s resolve for addressing the basic issues of the people living in Karachi.
On the occasion, the PM reiterated his resolve for early legislation over FATF related bills. PM Imran Khan was briefed about the sessions of the National Assembly and Senate.
Earlier on Saturday, Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived Karachi on a day-long visit and had announced the Karachi Transformation Plan worth Rs 1.1 trillion for the metropolitan city.
He had presided over the Karachi Transformation Committee (KTC) meeting at the Governor House to analyze the proposed plan.
PM Imran Khan conducted aerial surveillance of the rain-hit areas of the metropolis.
Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, federal and provincial ministers were present in the session.
The premier had announced the package in a news briefing afterward at the Governor House.