Karachi faces disaster, federal govt should work together with us: Bilawal


KARACHI: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari expects federal government to work together with Sindh government as Karachi is facing super monsoon situation.

Bilawal was addressing a news conference, talking about the situation of the province after the spell of recent torrential monsoon rains.

The PPP chairman expressed the hope that Prime Minister Imran Khan will announce a comprehensive reconstruction and rehabilitation package for Karachi and Sindh.

He said that after the coronavirus and locust attacks, the recent spell of torrential rains had made life difficult for the poor. The PPP chairman appreciated CM Sindh and the provincial government for working hard and providing relief to the people in areas such as DHA where he did not have “a legal and administrative role”.

“I know about the hopes and expectations of the people, we will try and work hard to match them,” he said.

He also appealed federal government to take back decision of increase in electricity rates by Rs1.09 to Rs2.89 per unit for various consumers of Karachi.

He urged the federal ministers to leave aside differences, advising the Centre to help people from every province and city. “You have to support people from every province,” he said.


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