Karachi, October 05, 2017 (PPI-OT):Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar preside over meeting of the Estate Department to review the revenue collection from markets and shops in the city which was participated by the Chairman of Estate Committee Nasir Khan Taimuri, Chairman Works Committee Hassan Naqvi, Chairman Finance Committee Nadeem Hidayat Hashmi, Director Estate Abdul Qayyum, Director Technical S.M. Shukaib, Director Finance Riyaz Khatri and other offices. In the meeting a committee comprising of Chairman of Estate Committee Nasir Khan Taimuri, Chairman Finance Committee Nadeem Hidayat Hashmi, Advisor of Mayor Farhat Khan and an officer from anti encroachments and estate department was made for construction and repairing works of the KMC markets and the fixation of the rents after dividing into zones.
Mayor Karachi said modern age shopping centre and buildings can be construct to make more space in these markets which provide clean environment and quality products sale. He instruct the director estate department to prepare recommendations after consulting with the committee which has been formed in this connection. A briefing was also given to Mayor about the shops of the KMC markets and their rents which is very low and the encroachments of the shops in the markets by the shopkeepers to sale their items and vegetable and fruits. Mayor Karachi directed to strictly stop this and giving notice to the shopkeepers. He said historical markets of KMC like soldier bazaar, Ranchoreline market, Gole Market Nazimabad, PIDC Sultanabad market are have historical importance and provide here good facilities to citizens.
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