Administrator Saqib Soomro is on private visit to Germany while his office staff has no information about his absence. Several KMC directors have also gone on leaves despite emergency situation in the city following intense heatwave.
A large number of citizens visit the Civic Centre for resolution of their varied problems, however absence of key KMC officials from their offices has also added to the woes of citizens.
Taking notice of media reports, Sindh chief minister has given Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Siddiqui an additional charge of administrator Karachi.
The notification in this regard will be issued by this evening, said a source.