WB-assisted project launched to make Karachi more liveable

Sindh’s chief minister announced on Monday that his provincial government is making efforts to transform Karachi into a greener and more liveable and resilient metropolitan city by formulating and following the well-planned Karachi Transformation Strategy (KTS).

Syed Murad Ali Shah said the objective of the KTS is to improve the physical and socio-economic infrastructure and services delivery of water, sanitation, transportation and urban spaces, as well as strengthening and transforming institutions.

The chief executive said this while addressing the launch of the ‘Educational and Cultural Zone-Saddar area under World Bank-assisted Karachi Neighbourhood Improvement Project’ at the Burns Garden.

CM Murad said the World Bank had engaged itself in the KTS to support the Sindh government’s vision, and had carried out a comprehensive Karachi City Diagnostic (KCD) programme.

The KCD is an unprecedented endeavour to collect comprehensive data on the city’s economy,…

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