PM Imran Khan Plans to Expand Karachi

The recent natural catastrophe in Karachi has caused unimaginable casualties. While both the citizens and infrastructure of the city are gradually recovering, Prime Minister Imran Khan stepped in and announced development projects to expand Karachi.

These projects are planned for restoration of the City of Lights. According to the recent announcements, the project costs around PKR 1.1 trillion and it aims to benefit the construction industry of the region. 

PM’s recent announcement to visit the city unveiled the ‘Karachi Transformation Plan’ and the plan is set to complete within three years under the shared supervision of the Federal Government, the Sindh Government, and the Frontier Works Organisation. 

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As per the officials, the projects are planned from Surjani Town to Defence Housing Authority (DHA) – two of Karachi’s famous neighbourhoods. Through the developmental project, the PM aims to elevate the current state of the metropolis and transform it as one of the best cities in the world. 

Commenting on the project, one of the senior members of the Federal Government said, “Under the projects, beaches will be transformed along international standards”. He further added, “Package of PKR 1.1 trillion is expected to be announced to launch mega-projects for facilitating the construction industry, in addition to the announcement for expanding and upgrading ongoing sewerage and water supply projects.”

Meanwhile, the ongoing anti-encroachment drive in Karachi will be accelerated and the Sindh Government plans to provide housing to the affected residents soon after its completion.

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