Orangi Town most neglected area of city: Mayor

KARACHI – Mayor Wasim Akhtar on Wednesday said that Orangi Town most neglected area of the metropolis and development work has yet witnessed during last ten years.

This he stated while talking to media after inauguration of newly constructed road in Baloch Goth, UC 11 of Orangi Town. On the occasion, he also inspected the various development works that have been performed in Orangi Town and also reviewed the development activities planned for this area and issued various directives to the officers concerned.

Mayor Karachi said Orangi Town is the neglected area of the Karachi and it has been ignored in the past and this area has water shortage and leakage from pipelines and especially women are suffering due to the short supply of water in this area.

He said all the budget will be used for resolving problems of the citizens, the elected representatives are doing development works to solve the problems of the people in every area of the city and this process will continue in future to provide better facilities to the residents of different areas of Orangi Town and Baldia Town. He was accompanied by the Member of the provincial Assembly Khalid Saifuddin and Chairman Works Committee Hassan Naqvi, Chairperson Media Management Committee Sabheen Ghori, Director General Works Shahab Anwer and others. The mayor before this unveiled the plaque of the road constructed in the union council 11 of Baloch Goth to inaugurate this road.

He also visited the area and inspected the problems of the area. He said the development works of this road has been performed for providing better facilities to the people of Orangi Town.

 He said no one will be allowed to grab public property like parks and play grounds in the city and all the encroachments from such places will be removed without delay. He said encroachments mafia was using pressure but I will deal with this and all the encroachments will be ended.

He said the sewerage system was made better before the construction of University Road and Tariq Road so that citizens can use this road and get facility.

 

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