Encroached lands will be vacated, says Wahab.

KARACHI -- Administrator Karachi, Sindh government spokesperson and CM Advisor on Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab said on Monday that the lands of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) will be vacated from clutches of encroachment mafia. 'The assistance required from the Sindh government will be provided to KMC, he said while presiding over a meeting of departmental heads at the KMC headquarters in the city. Metropolitan Commissioner KMC Afzal Zaidi, Finance Advisor Ghulam Murtaza Bhutto and other department heads were also present on the occasion. The administrator directed the revenue collection departments of KMC to improve their performance so that the institution could be financially strengthened. 'How long will Sindh government continue to give bailout package to KMC? All departments should meet the revenue target for the first quarter of the financial year,' he directed.

Wahab said, 'KMC has to get back on its feet as soon as possible so that the citizens have access to all possible local government facilities'. He said that Baghe-e-Ibn-e-Qasim, Safari Park and other parks of KMC would be equipped with modern facilities of recreation and nature. The aim of each stakeholder should be the development of the city and service of the citizens. Meanwhile, the administrator, taking note of media reports, on Monday ordered removal of all unnecessary monuments from People's...

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