CM Murad Ali Shah reviews KCR project.

KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has once again taken up Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) Project and directed the Board of Revenue (BOR) to resolve all its land issues so that a joint working group with Chinese authorities and the federal government could be constituted for further action. This emerged in a meeting held under his chairmanship here at CM House, said a statement on Thursday.

The meeting was attended by Minister of Information and Transport Sharjeel Memon, Advisor Law Murtaza Wahab, Chief Secretary Sohail Rajput, Chairman P and D Hassan Naqvi, SMBR Baqaullah Unar, Secretary to CM Raheem Shaikh, Secretary Transport Saleem Rajput, and others.

Sindh Minister for Transport Sharjeel Memon briefing the Chief Minister said that the project was put on the back burner during the tenure of the PTI government. Otherwise, the project was most important to resolve the transport problem of the city.

Chairman P and D told the Chief Minister that the federal government, with the efforts of the Chief Minister, has sent the feasibility of the KCR to Chinese authorities through the Ministry of Planning and Commission of Pakistan.

Sharjeel Memon said that inclusion of KCR in CPEC and handing over of KCR Right of Way (RoW) to the Government of Sindh, the Chairman/ Secretary of Railways constituted a four: member committee of Railway Officers...

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