Administrator vows to make Hyderabad as international city.

HYDERABAD -- The Administrator Hyderabad Fakhir Shakir has vowed to restore the lost glory of Hyderabad and make it an international city despite suffering severe financial constraints. Addressing members of Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry here at HCCI Secretariat on Tuesday evening, he sought cooperation of business and traders communities in this regard to enable him deliver the goods adding that such cooperation would help the management of Hyderabad Municipal Corporation to address the genuine issues of the citizens of the historic city. He informed that Hyderabad Development Authority was responsible for maintenance of major streetlights whereas those on lampposts fall in HMC's domain. He said that a cattle market would be organized after a public auction and cattle pens would be shifted to cattle colony. He said the solar energy system would be made functional in the colony. He said HDA was tasked with storm water drains of the city adding that HMC was hiring more refuse vans for garbage disposal. He promised to ensure proper sanitation and water supply systems in the city's graveyards. The Non-Governmental Organizations are collaborating with HMC for installation of water filtration plan, he informed and added that HMC Unit-7 Latifabad and Al-Fajr would be made model roads under pilot project.

The Administrator informed that HMC was facing serious issues in the existing fire extinguishing system therefore the management has decided to set up more fire brigade stations in Kohsar Latifabad and Cattle Colony areas as. He said these fire tenders also cater to fire emergency needs of other districts like Matiari. The HMC management is striving to deliver within its limited budgetary resources, he informed and added that the management would make its efforts to make Hyderabad as an international city. He announced plans to build a parking plaza in the city to address chaotic traffic conditions. The President HCCI Adeel Siddiqui while speaking on the occasion drew the attention of the newly appointed HMC administrator towards inadequate civic conditions dotting the landscape of the city especially the commercial centres.

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