Mayor vows to fix traders' problems.


KARACHI -- Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said business community in Karachi serving not only Karachi but whole country. Taxes paid by them run the economy; therefore, problems facing by them should also be solved on priority basis.

KMC making all out efforts to solve these issues with its own limited resources, however the magnitude of this problem required some huge development project on the federal and provincial level.

He said this while speaking with a delegation comprising office bearers of different trader's associations who called on him in his office on Friday to discuss the uplift works in their areas.

They complained that broken roads, sewerage and water problems affecting their business in the commercial areas. Shopkeepers were ready to vacate their shops provided they were given the alternate space where they would build their shops.

Mayor Karachi said that we want to give alternate business place to every shopkeeper, however KMC has no land to provide them.

He said that KMC lost millions of rupees revenue owing to demolition of constructions...

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