MQM-P team meets interior minister, Sindh governor

Federal govt pursuing uniform development all over the country, says Iqbal

APP October 28, 2017
Foreign Minister Ahsan Iqbal. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

KARACHI: The federal government is pursuing the vision of uniform development all over the country, assured Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal.

The minister said this while talking to a Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) delegation on Friday. The delegation called on Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair and Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal at the Governor House.

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According to a statement issued by the Governor House the MQM-P delegation consisted of Dr Farooq Sattar, Aamir Khan, Kamran Tesoori, Kanwar Naveed Jamil and Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar.

City's development projects, steps for further improvement in law and order, rehabilitation of infrastructure, solid waste management, conducive environment for investment in Karachi were among the matters that were discussed during the meeting.

Iqbal pointed out that Karachi has a special significance in terms of the economy of the country. He stated that the MQM-P is an important political party in Pakistan.

Sindh governor said that Federal government's development projects would help provide better facilities to the people of the metropolis. He told the delegation that Karachi package would help improve infrastructure in industrial areas of the city.

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With the inclusion of the amount of the Karachi package, the amount of the federally-assisted development projects would increase to Rs75 billion, informed the governor.

However, Dr Farooq Sattar was of the view that there are a lot of problems and requested the federal government to pay attention towards those problems. He also thanked the Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair and Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal for the invitation of the meeting.


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