Progress of Pakistan hinges on the progress of Karachi, says Prime Minister Imran Khan today.
He said this in his broadcast message in the ceremony on the inauguration of development projects held at Governor House in Karach.
PM Khan said Karachi is economic hub of the country and all out efforts will be made for its development.
Progress of Pakistan hinges on
He further said that Karachi determines the course of development of the country.
When Karachi goes up, whole Pakistan goes up and when Karachi goes down, whole of Pakistan goes down.
He said the development of Karachi is in the interest of Pakistan, even if there is no government of PTI in the province.
Imran Khan said provision of jobs and increase in growth rate will be ensured in Karachi despite the limitations due to the 18th amendment.
He cited that all important mega cities of the world including London, Paris, Mumbai, Tehran and others have highly developed metropolitan systems.
Moreover, he said they have elected mayors and cabinet and an effective system of revenue collection.
He said it is impossible to develop Karachi from provincial development fund alone.
PM Khan said that federal government will play its role in various projects.
The Prime Minister referred to empowerment of police in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on the lines of international best practices.
It aims at making police an effective law enforcing agency without any influence and pressure.
He expressed the desire that the same system is also developed for Sindh police to improve their performance.