Minister for Maritime Affairs, Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh, received by chairman KPT.

The newly appointed Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Mr. Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh, visited KPT’s head office after taking charge. Upon his arrival, Chairman KPT Syedain Raza Zaidi warmly received him. Minister Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh presided over an introductory meeting attended by the Federal Secretary, Mr. Iram Anjum Khan, KPT Trustee, Mr. Asif Nisar Vohra, and high officials of KPT. A detailed presentation included information on KPT’s activities, current projects, upcoming projects, and key issues.

Federal Minister Mr. Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh outlined his vision to elevate KPT and other ports to meet international standards during the meeting. The Federal Minister expressed his strong affiliation with the Karachi Port Trust, emphasising the abundant opportunities it offers that he plans to leverage during his tenure as Minister. He further reiterated his commitment to promptly and decisively resolve the longstanding issues faced by KPT. Additionally, the Chairman of KPT echoed the Minister’s sentiments and expressed optimism about the collaborative efforts to enhance the port’s efficiency and address key challenges.

Chairman KPT Syedain Raza Zaidi provided an overview of KPT’s advancements in modernisation and enhancement efforts. Discussions encompassed ongoing development projects, completed initiatives, and future endeavours such as the LNG complex, Harbour Crossing Bridge, Cargo Village, Industrial Village, etc.

Minister Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh commended KPT’s progress and expressed confidence that sustained efforts towards achieving objectives would position Karachi Port Trust as a leading global port.

The meeting concluded with Chairman Karachi Port Trust, Syedain Raza Zaidi, presenting a memento to Minister Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh, marking the conclusion of the day’s proceedings.


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