Karachi: Master plans for 17 cities of Sindh will be made by December 2020.
This was stated by the Chief Secretary Sindh Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah while talking to a delegation of 45 officers of the 42nd Specialized Training Program who met him in Sindh Secretariat.
The delegation included 38 officers of Pakistan Administrator Services and seven officers of Gilgit-Baltistan Services. Talking to the delegation, the Chief Secretary said that world-class measures have been taken for the environment in Thar Coal.
The provincial government built an airport in Thar, a bridge was built on the Indus River and Thar Coal has 70% local employees.
Mumtaz Ali Shah added that peace has been restored in Karachi and now the city’s infrastructure is in the works. Restoration of peace has accelerated educational, cultural and business activities in the city.
Water, Road and other 449 projects for Karachi will be completed by June 2020. 150 km of road, flyovers, underpasses have been completed in Karachi. He said that with the help of the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, five major projects have been started from Rs 226 billion.
In response to a question, the Chief Secretary Sindh said that there are also plans for CPEC in Sindh province, which includes the Dahabji Special Economic Zone and Karachi Circular Railway.
Mumtaz Ali Shah informed the delegation that master plans for other cities are being developed along with Karachi, including Sukkur, Larkana, Mirpur Khas, Nawabshah, Islam Kot, Jamshoro, Matthi, Sanghar, Nowshero Feroz, Dadu, Matiari, Umarkot and Tando Allahyar.