Prime Minister Imran Khan announced on Saturday (Sept 5, 2020) a Rs 1.1 trillion package for Karachi.
The premier arrived in Karachi Saturday afternoon for a day’s visit. He chaired an important meeting at Governor House that was attended by Governor Imran Ismail, Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, and several MPAs.
The PM said it is a “historic day” for the city. “All the stakeholders met today and decided to work together to solve Karachi’s problems,” he said while addressing a press conference after the meeting. He was accompanied by CM Shah and Governor Ismail.
“The amount includes the packages of both the federal and provincial government,” he said. An implementation committee will be formed to ensure that work is being done for the benefit of the city.
The PM spoke about some of the biggest problems faced by the city and how the federal and provincial governments plan to solve them.