Rs400 billion to be spent on Karachi.


KARACHI -- Sindh Local Government Department in collaboration with World Bank and Asian Development Bank was going to initiate Rs 400 billion projects for upAlifting Karachi's infrastructure and to provide basic civic necessities to the people. This was stated by Secretary Local Government Roshan Ali Shaikh in a meeting convened after the MinAister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah directed concerned officials to bring reforms in the department.

'Karachi Water and Sewerage Board Service Improvement Project, Click Projects for Union Councils heads, imAprovement schemes for landfill site and garbage transfer stations and Karachi mobility projects would be completed at a cost of Rs 300b in collaboration with the World Bank. Whereas Red Line and Orange Line Bus Rapid Transit projects would be completed with the assistance of Asian Development Bank,' the SecAretary added while giving details of the projects. He said that in the current fiscal year, the provincial government allocated Rs 36b in the head of disAtrict Annual Development Programme (ADP) for entire Sindh...

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