Karachi (HRNW) Master plans have been prepared for 17 cities of Sindh, said Chief Secretary Sindh Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah while talking to a delegation of officers of the 44th Specialized Training Program who called on him at the Sindh Secretariat on Monday. The delegation comprising of officers of Pakistan Administrator Services, while Additional Chief Secretary Sindh Qazi Shahid Pervez, Additional IG Ghulam Nabi Memon and other secretaries of the Sindh government were also present during the meeting.
The Chief Secretary said that steps have been taken in accordance with international standards for environment in Thar Coal, the provincial government had built the airport in Thar, Thar Coal provided jobs to the people of Thar and Thar Coal has 70% local employees. Mumtaz Ali Shah further said that law and order has been restored in Karachi and now work is being done on the city’s infrastructure. The restoration of peace has boosted educational, cultural and commercial activities in the city. “Roads, flyovers and underpasses have been completed in Karachi” said CS Sindh. He said that 5 major projects worth Rs. 226 billion have been launched with the help of World Bank and Asian Development Bank. Mumtaz Ali Shah informed the delegation that a master plan has been prepared for Karachi and other cities including Sukkur, Larkana, MirpurKhas, Nawabshah, Islamkot, Jamshoro, Mithi, Sanghar, Nowshero Feroze, Dadu, Matiari. Umerkot and Tando Allahyar.
Chief Secretary Sindh also answered various questions of the officers who came for the training course. While replying to a question, Chief Secretary Sindh Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah said that there is a very good and strong system of service in Sindh province. The trainee officers praised the provincial government’s efforts for restoration of peace in Karachi city. The trainee officers said that they had heard a lot about Karachi in the media but after coming here, they found Karachi a peaceful city. On which the Chief Secretary Sindh told the officers that the situation in Karachi has improved and soon street crime will also be brought under control.
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