Mayor Karachi inspect road carpeting in Soldier Bazar

Karachi, November 11, 2019 (PPI-OT): Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said the city being devastated, infrastructure collapsed completely, such a situation would not have been there had this city was getting its right and resources. Those who were occupying the civic bodies and resources are responsible for this. The chief executive of the province and country should take serious notice of this condition as this loss was not only of Karachi but of the province and country as well. He expressed these views while talking to media representatives during the inspection of road carpeting work in Parsi Colony of Soldier Bazar on Thursday.

Chairman of DMC east Moid Anwer, former federal minister Haji Muhammad Hanif Tayyeb, chairman works committee Hasan Naqvi and other elected representatives were also present on this occasion. Mayor Karachi said that after Muharram, rehabilitation and carpeting work on routes of Rabi-ul-Awwal processions was being carried out. He said this is not the permanent solution however, as these corridors should be in better condition.

Mayor Karachi said that Karachi did not getting the funds which should be released to it and that resulted in in completion of uplift schemes in the city. He said the water supply, sewerage and transport system was in very bad condition which must be focused. Former federal minister Haji Hanif Tayyeb said that citizens of Karachi knew the reason why the city was not getting its right and who is responsible for this.

He said that he has been elected councillor once and MNA three times but he did not ever see the situation of this city like this. We will pass resolution in the gatherings and processions of Rabi-ul-Awwal that how could we complain the municipal authorities if they did not have the resources and powers. Haji Hanif said demanded that those who were supposed to run the city affairs should get the resources also.

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