Sindh govt decides to allocate state land for graveyards in Karachi.

KARACHI -- 27th September 2019. Keeping in view position of already filled graveyards of the metropolitan the Sindh Government on Friday decided to allocate state land for the graveyards in Karachi. This was decided in a high-level meeting chaired by the Chief Secretary Sindh Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah on Friday. The meeting was attended by the Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Ahmed Shelwani, Metropolitan Commissioner Dr. Syed Saif-ur-Rehman, DG KDA Dr. Badar Jameel, Member Board of Revenue Tamizuddin Khehro and all Deputy Commissioners of Karachi. The meeting was informed by the Commissioner Karachi that graveyards of Karachi are out of space and there is imA!mediate need of new graveyards in all six districts of the city.

The Metropolitan Commissioner informed the meeting that there are 203 graveyards under the administration of KMC in the city. Out of 203 there are 184 graveyards of Muslims, 12 Christian graveyards, 5 graveyards of Hindus and one each for Jews and Parses. He further informed the meeting...

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