Rs100bn package demanded for city uplift

KARACHI: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi chapter amir Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman has demanded of the government to announce a special package of Rs100billion for the development projects of Karachi.

In a statement he asked the federal government to announce the special package for Karachi and also take effective steps in order to resolve the lingering civic issues of the city. He asked timely implementation on the ongoing development projects, so that citizens of this city besieged with civic issues can get some relief.

The Rs100bn special development package is need of the hour for this mega city, as roads, streets and other civic infrastructure of the city is in shambles due to negligence of government and scarcity of funds, said Hafiz Naeem, adding importance sectors including healthcare, education, trade, sports, public transport have been ignored the successive governments.

He said his party feeling it its responsibility to salvage the falling civic infrastructure of has presented a “public charter” before Prime Minister of Pakistan in a recent meeting held at Governor House, Karachi.

JI leader hoped that the federal government will approve the said development package, keeping the grievances of the masses in mind.

He assured that the JI leadership will provide all-out support for the progress and prosperity of Karachi and Karachiites.

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