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Anti encroachment squad speed up action against encroachments

Karachi, May 27, 2014 (PPI-OT): On the directive of Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhtar Farooqui the anti encroachments department of KMC speed up its campaign against the encroachments in the city. On Tuesday, the anti encroachments staff took action simultaneously in different areas of the city and removed many concrete and semi concrete structures.

During this action buffalo farms and many roadside patharas and shops were removed near Askari Park on University Road and 10-12 concrete illegal houses and boundary wall was demolished in Korangi No.2 ½ and Gulistan-e-Jauhar Block-10.

Rangers, police and district administration officials were also present on this occasion. The staff faced no resistance during its action in Korangi. Chairman anti encroachments cell and Senior Director Bilal Manzar supervised the action near Askari Park along with the director anti encroachments Mazhar Khan and other officials.

The removal of roadside patharas and pushcarts cleared the way for vehicular traffic on University Road and other link roads. The anti encroachments squad following the directive of High Court razed more than five illegally constructed bungalows of 400 sq. yards. Lady police officials also took part in this action and vacated the residents in these bungalows.

Senior Director Bilal Manzar on this occasion said the present campaign against the encroachments was carried out in the larger interest of the city as the citizens were facing hardship and trouble due to the existence of different kinds of encroachments all over the city.

He said the Administrator Karachi had issued strict directive in this connection and he want this campaign to be conducted with the coordination of all district municipal corporations and other concerned bodies. Senior Director said this action against encroachments will continue till the removal all encroachments in the city.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406
Email: administrator@karachicity.gov.pk

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