By Our Web Reporter
KARACHI– Consul General of Germany Mr. Holger Ziegeler called on Administrator Karachi Laiq Ahmed at the Metropolitan Municipality Headquarters Karachi on Thursday morning. Issues of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting. He apprised the German Consul General of the details of various works of the Karachi Metropolitan Municipality.
He said that Germany has made tremendous progress in every field and the model adopted for development in German cities is appreciated all over the world. This example should be followed in Pakistan as well. The main task of KMC is to provide LG facilities to the citizens. The problems faced by the population of Karachi should be solved through thorough planning and strategy.
In order to make the living standard of the people living in Karachi equal to that of other major metropolitan cities of the world, he said that work is underway in different areas of the city to improve the infrastructure of Karachi.
Public-private partnerships play an important role in improving and developing the coastal region Administrator Karachi Laiq Ahmed said that the devastation of Kovid-19 has affected the whole world and it has also affected Pakistan but due to the majority of the youth in the population other Compared to other countries, Pakistan was relatively less affected by COVD-19.
The reason for the decrease in the number of deaths from the corona is due to the improvement of the body’s immune system against the virus, due to which the situation in Pakistan remained relatively under control. He said that there is scope for further expansion of cooperation between Germany and Pakistan in various fields, the quality of German technology and products is very high and there is a great demand for it in Pakistan as well, the Administrator Karachi said.
Germany’s experience and expertise can be used, especially in the areas of infrastructure development, transport, communication, solid waste, municipal services, he said, adding that Karachi is one of the region’s unique geographical importance It has a special place and should be the center of commercial and business activities.
Due to its importance to neighboring countries, in view of the unique importance of Karachi, future plans are put forward in all the projects launched here, said German Consul General Holger Ziegler. Is an important city of the country and being a commercial hub, the offices of companies of different countries are located here. In the present era, industry and trade is of special importance. In order to develop any country, it is necessary to invest in these sectors.
Efforts to improve the infrastructure of the country are commendable and will yield positive results, he hoped, adding that cooperation between Germany and Pakistan in various fields would increase and bilateral cooperation between German companies and investors in Pakistan, especially in Karachi.
On this occasion, Administrator Karachi Laiq Ahmed presented a shield to the German Consul General on behalf of the Karachi Metropolitan Municipality, which will benefit both the countries and bring them closer to each other.