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Mayor Karachi expressed annoyance on works department performance


Karachi, December 28, 2017 (PPI-OT):Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar has while expressing dissatisfaction on the performance of Works Department directed concerned officers to ensure timely completion of all development works and speed up implementation of uplift plan. He was presiding over a meeting which was attended by the chairman works committee Hasan Naqvi, chairman works (M and E) Khalid Ajmeri, advisor to Mayor Farhat Khan, D.G Tech Works Shahab Anwer, senior director coordination Masood Alam, director technical S. m Shukaib, chief engineers of all districts of Karachi and other officers. Mayor Karachi during the meeting reviewed the ongoing development schemes in t he city and also discussed with the officials about their progress and importance to citizens.

He said though we are in difficult time and any one can do lot of works if he gets the funds, powers and favourable conditions but despite of this we have to keep it under consideration that the people have elected us for solution of their problems and we have to focus these problems and make all efforts to solve these problems at the earliest. He said the officers should refrain from delaying tactics and perform the works within time frame so that file work and implementation of plan could be saved from slow pace. Mayor Karachi said henceforth chief engineer of concerned district will be responsible for the uplift schemes being carried out inside his jurisdiction and they will have to face action against them if development works are not completed in time.

He also directed the officers to complete the =Rs318million worth 122 development schemes immediately and also carry out construction works of Mirza Adm Khan Road and Boat Basin Road with the provincial ADP. Mayor Karachi also instructed officers of works department to ensure team work in specially public welfare works so that people could get immediate relief. He said annual maintenance tenders should be started and the maintenance of roads, bridges, flyovers, underpasses be carried out with these tenders so that city infrastructure could be kept in better condition.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99232400-01
Fax: +92-21-99232406