Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday announced an Rs162 billion development package for Karachi city, which will be focused on priority areas like transportation and water provision. The package includes grants for 18 projects. The premier, who is on an official trip to Karachi, made the announcement during a meeting of the Karachi Transformation Committee, chaired by him.
At a historic market commissioned by Queen Victoria in Pakistan’s southern metropolis of Karachi, third-generation spice seller Mohammad Shakeel Abbasi complains that a move to clear illegal encroachments has left poor shopkeepers jobless.
Prime Minister Imran Khan told journalists that there have been positive indicators in the exploration process and the nation would likely be hearing major news on this front within the next three weeks.