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PM Abbasi says every effort being made for enduring peace in Karachi

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said every effort was being made for permanent peace in the metropolis and the government has been fully focused on early completion of development projects.

He assured that the Center would continue its cooperation with Sindh government for development of Sindh province.

The premier expressed these views during a meeting with Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair at the Governor House, PM Office’s media wing said in a press release. Abbasi arrived in Karachi on Sunday evening on a two-day visit.

During the meeting, overall law and order situation in the province, progress on the federal government-funded projects, matters pertaining to economic activities were reviewed.

The prime minister compared Karachi to the jugular vein of the country with respect to its significance in generating the overall economic and development activities of the country.

He said the federal government was implementing its vision of uniform development and prosperity of the whole country. “To safeguard the lives and properties of people and provision of all facilities was the priority of the government,” he added.

The Sindh governor said a sustained increase in the economic, trade, business, social and cultural activities being witnessed after the restoration of peace in the city.

He told the prime minister that consultations with regard to development and prosperity of the province continued with all the stakeholders, including political and religious parties, industrialists and businessmen.



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