Prime Minister Imran Khan has stressed on permanent solution to Karachi's problems and timely completion of all projects in this regard.
He was chairing a high level meeting on Karachi Transformation Plan, in Islamabad on Thursday.
The meeting was informed that more than 100 projects have been planned under the Karachi Transformation Plan which will be completed at a cost of 1.117 trillion rupees. These projects have been divided into three phases in terms of completion.
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that the damage caused by rain water in Karachi during monsoon every year is due to illegal constructions on drains.
The Prime Minister clearly directed that alternative arrangements should be made in advance for the deserving residents of Karachi before removing the encroachments.
The meeting was attended by Federal Ministers Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Asad Umar, Faisal Wawda, Finance Advisor Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa.