President Mamnoon stresses upon efforts for uplift of Karachi

KARACHI: President Mamnoon Hussain Sunday said special focus was given to the resolution of issues confronting Karachi and appreciated the performance of the present experienced and talented financial team of the federal government.

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During a meeting with delegation of business community led by noted businessman and PML-N leader Ishtiaque Baig, the president stressed upon making of efforts for the uplift of Karachi and Sindh province irrespective of all the political affiliations as the country’s development was linked with Karachi.

The president observed that political issues had not affected the government’s performance, declaring that the political issues would settle down soon, said a press release. He also assured to resolve issues of the business community.

The president said planning was underway for establishment of economic zones under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. A strong foundation for development and progress of the country had been laid in the last few years.

The eminent businessmen from Karachi, on the occasion, credited the federal government for restoring peace in the port city.

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