Sindh urged to utilize Rs700b allocated for Karachi

The PPP-led Sindh government has been urged by the Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar to utilize the Rs700 billion.

According to the report, the planning minister stated, “No development work was undertaken in Karachi in the past but now work is underway on various projects, including the K-4, the Karachi Circular Railways (KCR), and cleaning of nullahs.”

Umar was talking to the media after revealing the plaque for the groundbreaking of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Common Corridor that stretches from the city’s Taj Medical Complex to Municipal Park along one of the major thoroughfares of the city, MA Jinnah Road.

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Speaking with reference to the Karachi Transformation Plan, the minister said “good progress” is made on all the projects in Karachi for which the federal government is responsible.

He said, “Work is underway on a fast pace on the K-4 project and two projects of railways – the KCR and the Freight Corridor that will run from Karachi Port to Pippri area.”

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