PM Shehbaz arrives in Karachi to meet Sindh CM, businessmen

Prime minister to be briefed on Pakistan National Shipping Corporation, Port Qasim, KPT, says PMO

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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif reaches Karachi on July 7, 2024. —Radio Pakistan
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif reaches Karachi on July 7, 2024. —Radio Pakistan
  • PM Shehbaz to visit Karachi seaport to review its operations.
  • PM expected to take crucial decisions for port's improvement. 
  • Prime minister to be briefed about export, import sectors too.

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif arrived in Karachi on Sunday to discuss reforms at the seaport and hold meeting with businessmen.

Sources told Geo News that PM Shehbaz will also meet important leaders including Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah during his visit to Karachi.

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said the prime minister would preside over a meeting of businessmen involved in export and import in Pakistan’s economic hub.

The Sindh CM would also accompany him in the meeting, the sources said.

During the visit, he would be briefed about the Pakistan National Shipping Corporation, Karachi Port Trust and Port Qasim, the PMO said.

As per the PMO, he will visit the Karachi seaport to review its operations. On this occasion, he is expected to make crucial decisions regarding improvements at the port as well.

“A briefing will be given to the prime minister pertaining to the increase in national income and facilities for the business community,” it said.

It said the premier would take some important decisions regarding trade through the port, after he would be given briefing regarding the reforms in the export and import sectors.