Karachi: On the Sunday of the 2nd week of September. PM Imran khan Held a meeting at the state guest house. The Meeting was attended by Sindh Governor, Imran Ismail, Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, Minister for Local Bodies, Said Ghani, Mayor of Karachi, Wasim Akhter, Chief Secretary, Azam Sulaiman Khan, Commissioner of Karachi, Muhammad Swaleh Farooqui and other concerned officials belonging to provincial government. The PM reviewed the projects funded by the Federal government in Karachi and instructed that all the projects be completed on time.
The Prime Minister was briefed about the phase one of the Greater Karachi Bulk Water Supply scheme, commonly known as K-IV project.
The K-IV project has a joint financing by the federal and provincial governments. This project was initiated to improve water availability in Karachi which has been facing serious water cricis. It involves a 99 kilometers open canal from Keenjhar lake in Thatta to the Northern Bypass in district West of Karachi.
According to Karachi Water and Sewage Board (KW&SB) it is a 3 phased project the first phase of which was scheduled to be completed by mid-2019. But now due to some unforeseen circumstances it is expected to be delayed.
Details of the green line project were also shared with the PM. Green line project will provide for the ever increasing need of a reliable public transport in Karachi.
Other matter relating to Karachi circular railway, Law enforcement agency reforms, low budget housing schemes and Environment protection were discussed during the meeting.