KARACHI: Prime Minister (PM) of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday (today) reached Karachi on his first one-day official tour via special plane of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) along with Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, and was welcomed by Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair and Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah.
The premier paid a visit to Mazar-e-Quaid along with Murad Ali Shah, Muhammad Zubair, Ahsan Iqbal and other dignitaries, laid floral wreath at the mausoleum and offered Fateha to pay homage and respect to father of the nation. He also recorded his impressions in the visitor’s book.
PM Khaqan then reached Governor House where he held one-on-one meeting with Muhammad Zubair and discussed the overall situation of the province. Sindh governor briefed the PM about all the federal projects that are underway.
A delegation on Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) headed by Dr Farooq Sattar also called on Abbasi at the Governor House, and held a detailed discussion on Karachi’s situation. The delegation asked the premier for their political freedom, and demanded to get their closed offices reopened.