Wednesday, 06 June 2012 15:53
ISLAMABAD: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement Wednesday suggested the government to start trade with India through borders of Bahawalpur and Wahga, besides a ferry service between Karachi and Mumbai for tourists.
Resuming his speech on the federal budget 2012-13, Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and MQM's Parliamentary Leader Dr Farooq Sattar said the creation of more provinces including Bahawalpur, Janoobi Punjab, Hazara and FATA was inevitable that had been suggested in the shadow budget presented by the MQM.
He sought special allocations for Karachi Circular Railways, up-gradation of sewage and water supply projects in Karachi, adding during last four years no special projects have been executed in Karachi as well as other Sindh cities.
Sattar stressed the government to prioritize energy sector and that power crisis issue can be resolved by reprioritizing the gas distribution to various sectors.
He proposed the establishment of solar panels industry at local level instead of banking upon imported products to ...