PM Abbasi in Karachi to chair high-level security huddle, meets MQM leaders

PM Abbasi in Karachi to chair high-level security huddle, meets MQM leaders

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday reaffirmed commitment of the federal government to work with the provincial government for development of the province.

The Prime Minister said during his meeting with Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair he discussed in detail the development projects, including construction of roads, improvement of traffic system and water supply schemes.

On Thursday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi announced a state funeral for Dr Pfau, who, despite originally being from Germany, made eliminating leprosy from Pakistan her life's mission. He also discussed development package for Karachi being implemented by the federal government.

Afterwards, the prime minister met with a delegation of MQM-P.

Meanwhile, a delegation of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) led by Farooq Sattar called on PM Abbasi at Governor House Karachi, calling for political freedom for the party.

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In a statement, PM Abbasi said the federal government will extend complete support for development initiatives in the province. He said Nawaz Sharif had not targeted any institution rather expressed his views which was his right. After arriving in Karachi along with Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and some other members of his cabinet, the PM visited the Quaid's mausoleum to pay homage to the Father of the Nation, Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Farooq Sattar said then that he expected Abbasi to resolve Karachi's issues on a priority basis.

The PM during his interaction with the media at the airport hinted at his role to address the MQM-Pakistan's "complaints". On development, he said the PML-N government has disbursed record amount from the federal divisible pool for generation of economic activities and creation of job opportunities.

He said being a political party the PML-N was rightful to show the power.

During a meeting with the business community and leaders of the Pakistan Business Council, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, he assured them that their proposals for economic growth and increase in investment would be given due consideration.

Regarding security challenges, he said, they had always evolved consensus among all the stakeholders to address these challenges, and would continue to do so.

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