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“Did not raze any house, neither will allow anyone to do so,” assures Mayor Karachi

KARACHI: Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar assured on Tuesday that none of the house was razed during the anti-encroachment operation and neither will anyone be allowed to demolish them in the future.  The Mayor Karachi was speaking to media after the Supreme Court turned down the Sindh government’s plea to stop the ongoing anti-encroachment drive in the port city. Dismissing the impression of demolishing residences, Waseem Akhtar clarified that his mandate was only restricted to the removal of encroachments from roads and…

Karachi’s famous food street wiped out in anti-encroachment drive

KARACHI: Burns Road - an oldest and most popular street recognized for its 'desi' eateries witnessed massive demolitions on Saturday as the anti-encroachment operation entered into the Karachi's crowded locality. According to details, the Karachi Metropolitan Coorporation (KMC) razed numerous shops, cafes and restaurants which were famous for their signature taste in traditional cuisines. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdjVOv_qW_M&feature=youtu.be A day earlier, makeshift food street and other encroachment were…

Anti-encroachment drive begins in Karachi’s Dhoraji, Mohammad Ali Society

KARACHI: After a crackdown on illegal constructions in Sadar area, the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation’s (KMC) anti-encroachment operation has now moved to Dhoraji and Mohammad Ali Society. According to details, the authorities started razing encroachments and unlawful constructions to the ground in the residential areas of Mohammad Ali Society and Dhoraji. The pillars of a foreign restaurant chain located in the area and an illegally constructed marriage hall were also demolished during the drive. Earlier this…

‘Provinces have created a state within a state after 18th Amendment’

KARACHI: While speaking to the participants in the 26th course of National Institute of Management (NIM), Quetta, Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said, "Provinces have created a state within a state after 18th Amendment." He made these remarks during his speech and recorded his complaint further saying, “We have mandate of Karachi, but we are unable to do what we want to do for the people due to shortage of funds”. The funds under the Karachi Package would be released soon to the city, the Mayor expressed his hopes. “We…

FIA exposes massive corruption in KMC

KARACHI: FIA Director Shahid Hayat on Saturday exposed massive corruption in Karachi Metropolitan Corporation saying that billions of rupees of the citizens of Karachi were plundered, ARY News reported.