Karachi: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the country’s first coal, clinker and cement terminal at Port Qasim has said that decision making power should rest with the public as country could not progress with out democracy.
The Pakistan International Bulk Terminal (PIBT) handling coal, clinker and cement has reportedly been established at a cost of $285 million, is sponsored by the Marine Group of Companies, the Pakistan International Bulk Terminal (PIBT).
Addressing a ceremony organised on this occasion, the prime minister said Pakistan had required this terminal for a long time. Few terminals around the world could match the quality of the PIBT, “the terminal of the future”, he said.
Terming the terminal as environment-friendly and world’s best quality state of the art mechanisation standard has been completed in four years.
The premier said this was the the first government in the country’s history that had successfully completed projects initiated during its tenure, leaving behind the legacy of past governments’ initiated projects to be completed by the next upcoming govements.
The Prime Minister on his arrival at the airport was received by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and Governor Mohammad Zubair. The prime minister was briefed on the Pakistan gas port consortium of the Fauji Oil Terminal & Distribution Limited, a spokesman for the Governor House says.