ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to ensure transparency, quality of work, and adherence to timelines while implementing the Sindh Development Plan.
“Priority must be given to less developed areas of Sindh to bring prosperity in rural areas,” the prime minister directed while chairing a high-level meeting to review implementation on Rs 444 billion Sindh Development Plan in Islamabad on Friday.
وزیر اعظم عمران خان کی زیر صدارت سندھ ترقیاتی پلان پر پیشرفت کا جائزہ اجلاس۔
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— Prime Minister’s Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) November 26, 2021
The meeting was informed that overall the Sindh Development Plan comprises of 48 PSDP projects, 50 non-PSDP projects, and 07 Public-Private Partnership projects.
It was told that 26 new PSDP projects have been approved and financial resources allocated for FY 2021-22.
An amount of Rs 16.304 billion has been authorized by Planning Commission for 08 Federal Government Divisions and organizations.
The Sindh Development plan includes projects related to roads & motorways, housing, IT & Telecom, water resources, health, higher education, vocational training, disaster management, Railways, energy, and the establishment of sports facilities.
In his remarks, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that aim of the Sindh Development plan is to uplift the socio-economic status of the residents of 14 priority Districts of Sindh.
Unfortunately, no attention was accorded to these districts in the past, he added.
The prime minister directed the concerned departments to fast-track work on Hyderabad – Sukkur Motorway and construction of sports complexes in Badin, Ghotki, Thar, Mirpur Khas, Tando Muhammad Khan, Hyderabad, and Sanghar.
The meeting was attended by Federal Ministers Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Asad Umar, Muhammad Hamad Azhar, and senior officers.