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Garbage lifting responsibility of Sindh government, says mayor Karachi

KARACHI: Underlining importance of budget given to provincial chief executive, Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar says the chief minister of Sindh gets more budgetary allocations than any official, hence he has more responsibilities, ARY News reported.

Addressing the media here, Akhtar said lifting garbage and its disposal was responsibility of the Sindh government. ‘Solid waste management department falls under the authority of Sindh government.’

He vowed that he won’t let any wrongdoing happen in any district of the city.  He said he and his team was not sitting sedentary at home despite curtailed powers.

Taking exception to Sindh government for its alleged cold shoulder to Karachi issues, mayor said the provincial government should get 100 out of 100 marks for depriving the Sindh capital city of its rights.

He expressed that the chief minister had assured of cooperation in cleanliness drive for Karachi, but in vain.

Mr. Akhtar reiterated that he was working under ‘very limited resources’. If we fail, it will tantamount to be a failure of the chief minister, he added.




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