Sindh govt completes 20 civic, development projects in Karachi

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KARACHI: Sindh government has completed 20 civic, development projects initiated in the city, informed Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah in a meeting held with a 33-member delegation of the Advanced Diplomat Course participants.

The delegation included under-training diplomatic officials from Afghanistan, South Africa, Iraq, Bahrain, Morocco, Nepal, Palestine, Sudan, Ukraine, Yemen, Zambia, Maldives, and Sri Lanka.

The completed projects mainly included construction work on improving the road infrastructure, water drainage, and construction of bridges and underpasses.

The government had been allocated Rs284 billion to carry out development projects to uplift the city.

The delegation was briefed on various projects being initiated by the government to develop the city. This included upgradation work of the municipal institutions in the city, including the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board and Sindh Building Control Authority.

In a bid to build a mass transit system in the city, the authority has also initiated work on various components of the bus rapid transit system.

While briefing the gathering, CS also talked about the establishment of the Dhabeji special economic zone being constructed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

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