Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that a “comprehensive package” for Karachi will be announced by the federal government in order to “end the decades of neglect and suffering of the people of this great metropolis”, on Monday.
Taking it to social media, in a tweet PM Imran Khan wrote, “I have directed all MNAs/MPAs of Karachi to be in their constituencies throughout Eid and Independence Day holidays and provide all assistance to the people. The Federal Govt is drafting a comprehensive package to end the decades of neglect and suffering of the people of this great metropolis”.
This message form PM comes a day after 12 people died in Karachi in separate rain related incidents of electrocution, roof collapse. Severe Monsoon spell has caused havoc in the metropolis.
It was in May this year when Prime Minister Imran had announced a Rs162 billion development package for Karachi, which included grants for 18 projects, which will be focused on priority areas like transportation and water provision.