ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has expressed serious concerns over the environmental hazards in Karachi as well as the ports and directed the authorities concerned to address the issue on fast track basis.
He issued the directives at a meeting chaired by him in Karachi wherein he was briefed on the ongoing development projects being funded by the federal government.
The prime minister was briefed that ninety-seven percent works on Layari Expressway has been completed, and its north bound section will be operational by the end of this year.
Regarding K-4, the meeting was informed that the first phase of the project will be operative by next year.
On the transport infrastructure projects for Karachi, the prime minister asked the stakeholders concerned to resolve coordination issues for proceeding ahead to arrive at a well-coordinated plan of action.—PPI