Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in Karachi for a day-long visit Saturday, the first time he has visited the city after being elected the prime minister.
Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah and Governor Mohammad Zubair welcomed the premier on his arrival in Karachi. Abbasi is accompanied on the visit by Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal.
The new prime minister commenced his trip by visiting the mausoleum of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, where he laid a floral wreath.
Abbasi will later chair a meeting on Karachi’s law and order situation at Governor House. During the meeting, security institutions will brief him about the targeted operation underway in the metropolis.
The premier will meet leaders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan and exchange views on a development package for Karachi.