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Karachi Metropolitan Corporation Administrator addresses meeting on anti-encroachment in City

Karachi, August 28, 2013 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Saqib Soomro has said that anti-encroachment process will continue under the directives of High Court and operation will be carried out against encroachments all over the city during the next week.

He said this while addressing a meeting held on anti-encroachment in the city. The meeting was attended by Director General Technical Services Niaz Ahmed Soomro, S.P. Korangi/Landhi Irfan Mukhtar Bhutto, D.S.P Talha Umrao, Legal Advisor Sultan Ahmed, Additional Director Anti-Encroachment Cell KDA Wing Jameel Ahmed Baloch, Director Anti-Encroachment Abdul Malik and other officers.

Administrator Karachi said that arrangements should be made to remove encroachments beneath the various flyovers and bridges in the city. He said that illegal constructions and encroachmetns would not be endured in any case and operation against encroachments would continue especially on roads, parks, play grounds and plots allocated for welfare purposes and land mafia would not be allowed to occupy those locations.

He said that encroachments were stains on forehead of the city and citizens were facing difficulties due to them therefore KMC with the collaboration of Police Department and District Municipal Corporations will carry out anti-encroachment process in the city so that we all together could make Karachi free from encroachments.

He said this would also be considered in operation being carried out against encroachments that they could not be re-established as citizens of Karachi also want roads, footpaths, parks and play grounds free from encroachments for which KMC and DMCs labour, vehicles and machinery would be used so that every type of encroachments could be removed from the city as soon as possible.

He said effective operation and joint strategy would be adopted for elimination of encroachments in the city. He directed officers to carry out anti-encroachment process under relevant bylaws and in this connection no pressure should be entertained.

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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