Karachi: Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan said on Friday that parliament and other institutions were working for strengthening democratic dispensation in the country and this process must continue for the well-being of the people and country.
He said this while speaking to the media after inaugurating the second track of the Rs2.5 billion Banaras flyover project.
Responding to a question about the local government system, Governor Ebad said that the process of consultation was continuing between allies and soon some good news would arrive.
He told a questioner that all political parties wanted a system that would address issues of the common man.
The governor also visited various other development projects in the city, including the project at the Afza flyover near Habib Bank Chowrangi in SITE, along with Home Minister Manzoor Hussain Wassan and Industries Minister Rauf Siddiqui.
Dr Ebad said that the project was important for the industries of Karachi and it should be completed on schedule.
He announced that police and Rangers checkpoints, 15 Madadgar centre, Edhi and KKF ambulance centres and a fire brigade station would be established under the flyover after its completion.
Mr Siddiqui said that the Afza flyover would be opened for the traffic on Feb 15 this year.
The governor also made a surprise visit to the Liaquatabad police station.
Home Minister Manzoor Wassan told a questioner that he had said that Senate elections would be held in February while the local government elections would be held in April whereas general elections will be held in October.
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