KARACHI - Mayor Wasim Akhtar has said funds will be released in this month under Karachi Package. Measures are being adopted in KMC to provide better and permanent jobs to contract employees of KMC.

In order to bring improvement in the performance, department’s eligible officers are given responsibilities in different department and decision taken for this.

He was addressing the elected representatives of the district East on Thursday. Chairman DMC East Moeed Anwer, City Council Parliamentary Leader Aslam Afridi, Land Committee Chairman Arshad Hassan, Irshad Zafar, Vice Chairmen DMC East Abdul Raoof, Abid zaidi, Chairperson Media Committee KMC Sabheen Ghori and others also attended this programme.

He said elective representatives must work in their area for public welfare and perform works so that the problems of the citizens of their area as solved soon and relief for them.

He said basic problems are focused mainly in KMC and the problem of water sewerage and cleanliness are also solve and the elected representatives are working for solution of all the problems of the citizens in their areas.

He said that we will continue working for solving these problems of Karachi. Separately, Wasim Akhtar has said fire brigade will be made best department, fire risk allowance has been paid and remain will be paid soon.

This he said while addressing a meeting with the Karachi Tajir Ittehad chief Atique Mir while fire brigade employees. Municipal commissioner Asghar Abbas, Chief Fire Officer Tehsin ur Rehman, City Council Committee Chairmen Arshad Hasan, Nadeem Hidayat, and other officers also preset in the meeting.

The mayor said unnecessary amount spending will be saved and amount saved will be spending on other necessary works.

He said welfare of fire brigade employees our priority and for this jobs are given to the family member of deceased employees and financial help for education and marriage of children of employees.

Atique Mir said good efforts for making fire brigade a better department in Karachi and assured his support to such efforts. He also appreciated the efforts of Mayor for bringing improvement in the fire brigade.