US Consul General in Karachi calls on Ebad

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KARACHI, July 20 (APP): The US Consul General in Karachi, Brian Heath, called on Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan at the Governor House here on Wednesday and discussed matters of bilateral interest.

He also inquired about the health of the Governor. The Consul General was accompanied by Political and Economic Chief, Chad Peterson, and Edward Burkhalter.

The Governor said that after permission from doctors, he has started official work fully.

He said that Pakistan and the united States are on the same page in the fight against terror.

Ebad further stated that the success of the Zarb-i-Azb is before the world.

He also apprised the US Consul General regarding the security steps and said that the law and order in Sindh is improving with the passage of time.

Governor said that the confidence of the local traders and
businessmen as well as that of the foreign investors was also being restored.

He also informed about the recovery of the kidnapped son of Sindh High Court Chief Justice has increased confidence of the people in the law enforcement agencies (LEAs).

Consul General congratulated on the recovery of the son of Sindh Chief Justice and praised the action of the LEAs.

He said that with improvement in the law and order the investors would head for investment here. The American investors are already working on various projects.

Meanwhile, the United Nations’ Resident Coordinator, Mr. Buhne, and UNDP Resident Coordinator, Paul Martin, also called on Governor Sindh.

They apprised about the ongoing programmes of the UN in Pakistan.

Governor informed that budget for the social development is being enhanced. The rural health programme is an important step, he added.