Metropolitan Commissioner directs Karachi Development Authority’s Land Department to remove illegal constructions immediately

Karachi, June 13, 2013 (PPI-OT): KMC Metropolitan Commissioner Matanat Ali Khan has noticed illegal construction of Shan Chowrangi Plot no. S.T. 1 and 1/1 sector 23 Korangi and directed KDA Land Department to take action against those encroachments and remove illegal construction immediately. He said this while addressing a meeting of KDA Land Department.

The meeting was attended by Acting Sr. Director Master Plan Group of Officers Hafiz Javed, Director Land Najam-uz-Zaman, Director Recovery Fazeel Bukhari, Legal Advisor Najam-ud-din Sikandar, Director Anti-Encroachment Cell Nasir Abbas, Executive Engineer Abdul Jabbar Mangi and other officers. Metropolitan Commissioner said that concerned officers should have taken immediate notice of illegal construction on the plots because delay caused complicated problems due to which plots were occupied illegally.

He said that any officer or employee found involved in occupied plots with land mafia then disciplinary action against him would be taken and he would also be dismissed from the post. He directed all relevant officers of Land Department to monitor auctioned plots till full payment and if any illegal construction was found then demolish it immediately.

He said if recovery of plots on government prices was not done according to schedule then owners of such plots should be issued notices and those plots be cancelled as well and plots should be presented at auction again.

He directed officers to carryout their responsibilities with dedication and take timely measures for curbing encroachments. He said this was observed that land mafia occupy plots due to delay for which full action was necessary to curb it.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406

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