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PM Abbasi met Sindh CM in Karachi today

PM Abbasi met Sindh CM in Karachi today

The Prime Minister said that the Sindh Chief Minister should play his role to improve the link between local, provincial and federal bodies.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in Karachi for a day-long visit Saturday, the first time he has visited the city after being elected the prime minister. Prime Minister Abbasi assured the governor that the federal government would continue to cooperate with the Sindh government in development projects. He also directed that the ongoing federal projects in the Sindh Province should be completed as soon as possible.

The meeting was briefed on overall security situation in the Sindh province in general and Karachi in particular.

The Prime Minister paid visit to the mausoleum of Qaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, to offer Feteha and pay his respects to the father of the nation.

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Likewise, a delegation of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Pakistan led by Farooq Sattar also met the prime minister and discussed the current situation in Karachi. The delegation asked the premier for their political freedom, and demanded to get their closed offices reopened.

Talking about the support the MQM-P had extended to him during his election as PM, Abbasi said the party had given him unconditional support.

Farooq Sattar further added that Sindh governor is in contact with Karachi and Hyderabad mayors regarding the development projects, and MQM will also remain in touch with the Sindh government.

Speaking about problems being faced by traders, the prime minister said that their difficulties would be resolved on priority basis.


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