Karachi Coordination Committee convenes emergency meeting today

KARACHI: An emergency meeting of the Karachi Coordination Committee has been convened today where progress on various initiatives being taken for the development of Karachi will be reviewed.

The meeting will be attended by Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, Karachi’s corps commander, and other high officials and held at the Chief Minister House in Karachi. 

Earlier on 2nd December, a steering committee led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Najeeb Haroon had been constituted to oversee the implementation of the Karachi Transformation Plan (KTP).

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Earlier, Asad Umar had said that a joint team of Gilgit-Baltistan and the federal government will soon finalize the historic development package for GB. A joint team has been constituted with the help of the GB chief minister, which will soon present the historic development package for the uplift of the region.

He further said that the marginalized section of the society and lesser developed areas are on the top priority of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Earlier, in a meeting with the newly-elected leadership of Gilgit-Baltistan earlier on Wednesday, the Ministry of Planning and Development constituted two technical groups to finalise the integrated development plan on the pattern of the recently announced Karachi Transformation Plan.