KARACHI - Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar on Saturday briefed the delegation of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) about progress of Karachi Transformation Plan and other federal government-funded development projects for Karachi.

The delegation of MQM-P called on Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar and Governor Sindh Imran Ismail at the Governor‘s House here, said a spokesperson to the Sindh Governor.

Federal Ministers Dr. Fehmida Mirza and Muhammad Mian Soomro were also present on the occasion.

MQM-P delegation was comprised of Federal Minister Aminul Haq and members of Sindh Assembly Khawaja Izharul Hassan and Kanwar Naveed Jamil.

Members of Provincial Assembly Firdous Shamim Naqvi, Haleem Adil Sheikh, Khurram Sher Zaman and others notables were also present.

They also made detailed deliberations on various development projects of the federal government in the province of Sindh. The Karachi package announced by the Prime Minister and the projects of sanitation, transport, water supply and drainage were also came under the discussion.

Speaking on the occasion, Governor Sindh Imran Ismail said that Karachi was the economic hub of the country and any activity taking place in the metropolis, affected the economy of the country and that was why the federal government was taking special measures, on the direction of the Prime Minister, for construction and development works in the city.

He said that the objective of the construction and development activities in Karachi, was to restore the glory of the city of lights. The Karachi package was also part of the Prime Minister’s vision for Karachi, he added.

The Governor of Sindh said that Karachi belonged to all of us and all were jointly responsible for taking steps for its construction and development.