Bilawal backs calls for KCR inclusion in CPEC
KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has endorsed the demand from Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Shah for including Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project in CPEC as the city was catering to people from all over Pakistan and under intense need for smooth public transport. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah called on the PPP Chairman at Bilawal House today to offer congratulations on successful holding of week-long celebrations of 49th Foundation Day of the Party held in Bilawal House, Lahore and attended by thousands of Jiyalas from all over the country. On the occasion, Chief Minister informed the Chairman that he has put forward demand before the Federal government for including the long-pending Karachi Circular Railway in the CPEC to meeting the over-growing public transport needs of the city. Bilawal said that Sindh government’s demand was genuine and federal government should accept it without any further agruments so that the commercial hub of the country can also take benefit from the vital initiative. Syed Murad Ali Shah also briefed him about the on-going development schemes and overall law and order situation in the province, especially in its capital. The PPP Chairman eulogized the Sindh government and law enforcing agencies for improving law and order situation to a great extent and stressed that all the development schemes should be completed in time without any delay.