Anti encroachments action recover 5.5 acres land in Orangi Town

Karachi, June 18, 2015 (PPI-OT): Following the directive of KMC Administrator Saqib Ahmed Soomro, the Orangi Town Project Directorate recovered 5.5 acres land after demolishing 25 houses and other structures which were constructed on this piece of land that was allocated for construction of hospital in Gulshan-e-Zia. Many other encroachments in Orangi Sector 5-E were also demolished by anti encroachments team.

The operation was performed under the supervision of Project Director Orangi Muhammad Rizwan and Assistant Commissioner Hashsham Mazhar Quraishi and in the presence of deputy director Sohail Mushtaq, assistant director Munir Akhtar, Mukhtiarkar Orangi Jahangir Shah and police officials.

Meanwhile a meeting was held under the chairmanship of P.D Orangi where many important decisions were taken regarding recovery of dues and other matters. The services of AD Planned Area Syed Javed and AD Katchi Abadi Aqeel Ahmed were suspended on account of complaints from public and elected representatives.

Both these officers were directed to report to head office whereas additional project director Muhammad Abdul Aziz was instructed to inquire into the matter and submit report so that further action could be taken against them.

The salary of two abscond employees was also stopped and it was decided in the meeting that all those employees who were not performing their duty will be sent to the HRM department for their posting in other departments. Meanwhile on the directive of KMC Administrator complaint box was installed at the Orangi office and Old KMC Building Office of P.D Orangi.

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
Email: administrator@karachicity.gov.pk