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Governor promises early start of work on Hyderabad varsity

By Our Staff Reporter 2018-01-09
KARACHI: Land to set up the University of Hyderabad has been identified and we will start work on it as soon as we are in possession of the property, said the governor of Sindh Muhammad Zubair while talking to Hyderabad`s Mayor Tayyeb Hussain at Governor House on Monday.

He added that work would start as soon as possible to help more young people access a higher education f acility and their fundamental right to education.

Discussing development in Hyderabad, Mr Zubair said that they were in contact with the civil aviation authority to develop Hyderabad airport intoan international airport to link the city with the rest of the country and other continents.

During the meeting, the mayor and governor exchanged progress reports and work pace of projects which were part of a package given by the prime minister to the second largest city of the province to improve infrastructure and ensure availability of basic needs and f acilities, establish a university and upgrade the airport.

According to the governor, these projects were for the welfare of people and were in their final stages.

He claimed that peoples` hearts could only be won with service `which is the beauty of democracy and the current government`s top priority`.

He added that with the completion of these welfare projects and cooperation from the federal government, the people of Hyderabad would benefit greatly.

Governor Zubair recalled that in the prime minister`s development package, top priority had been givento the projects related to improvement of means of transportation, road network, infrastructure and the social sector.

In preparing these projects, he said, all stake holders had been consulted so that a maximum number people could be involved in the development process.

He added that the construction of an international airport in Hyderabad would result in the promotion of economic and social activities.

The governor further pointed out that in Hyderabad, uplifting projects had been given priority in accordance with the master plan prepared in 2007 so that the city could grow in a `planned manner and meet modern requirements`.

The governor explained that this would help in solving several of the city`s problems and facilitate people.

Mr Zubair further said that the of ficials concerned had been given necessary instructions to ensure a transparent process in the implementation of the projects and timely completion.