Decision made to increase number of city council committees to 37: Mayor Karachi

KARACHI:,,, Mayor Karachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab has said that he wants to take everyone together in the wider interest of Karachi, and the unanimously approved resolution of the city council will have more priority to solve the long-standing important problems facing the city.

He expressed these views while addressing the press conference held on Wednesday at the lawn of the KMC head office. On this occasion, Deputy Mayor Karachi Salman Abdullah Murad, People’s Party Parliamentary Leader Najmi Alam, Chief Whip Karamullah Waqasi, Deputy Parliamentary Leader Dil Muhammad, Juman Darwan and other officials were also present.

With the advice of Jamaat-e-Islami, it has been decided to increase the number of city council committees to 37, and will work together with the political party that supports them to solve the basic problems of Karachi.

Wahab said that the main task of the city council is to make a policy that benefits the people of Karachi, everyone has the right to express their point of view but within the circle of respect, only protest does not solve the issues.

While explaining the details of the agenda of the upcoming meeting of the city council, he said that water, sewage, gas and electricity are the main problems of the city on which all political parties agree. We will discuss the non-supply of gas in cold weather in tomorrow’s meeting and a resolution will be passed in this regard, besides speeding up the construction work of Red Line on University Road and Green Line on MA Jinnah Road. It will also be demanded that the federal government should accelerate pace of work on these projects.

He said that KMC now has the authority to appoint its own property inspector in every town of Karachi. In order to show solidarity to Palestinians we are going to attribute Gulistan Johar underpass to them, the city council should decide where the money of Bahria Town received by Karachi should be spent. After yesterday’s meeting, the next meeting will be called soon, we are working on the things that come in our scope, he sai let’s all work for the city, disagree but sit together to solve the problems.

Mayor Karachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that any house has sanctity, therefore parliamentary traditions should not be violated at all. We have given this message to all the parties to keep their differences in their place but work together seriously for this city.

In response to a question, he said that the days when there used to be china cutting on drains and parks are gone, living nations learn from wrong decisions, he said that action should be taken against whoever has done wrong, we cannot move forward without admitting our mistakes.

He said that alliance was formed in the past but the people of Sindh chose the People’s Party, the way the People’s Party stood with the people is in front of everyone, the way it played a role in the Covid, the people of Sindh will succeed the People’s Party, the Election Commission is a constitutional Institution, we had 99 seats in the Sindh Assembly but this time we will cross the century mark.