Karachi, February 28, 2018 (PPI-OT): The general meeting of the council of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation held in the council hall of KMC Building on Wednesday. Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar presided over the meeting during which three resolutions were passed with majority votes. These include a resolution in which the Government of Sindh has been asked to increase the union council’s fund from 2 Lac to 6 Lac so that the councils could perform daily routine works and solve the problems of citizens. In another resolution the contract of recovery of charged parking fee on 27 different locations for year 2018 was approved and the council gave approval of the surrender of grant in aid amount of Rs 10 Lac from budget head No. V-A1-5(i) and its re-appropriation in the budget head No.V-E-5(iii) for purchase of chemicals and medicines for City Sports Complex, KMC.
During the proceedings some members of council after which members of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan and some members of opposition supported the resolutions and approve them with majority votes. Mayor Karachi on this occasion said the elected representatives were making all efforts to solve the city problems and improvement being made in the affairs of various departments. He said in past the amount recovered from charged parking fee was embezzled however this money is being received by KMC.
He said the resolutions passed today were all aimed at making KMC financially strong. Mayor Karachi said the resolution for enhancement in the union councils funds will now be sent to the provincial government for further action. He said the elected representatives were doing their best to provide relief to the residents of their area despite unfavourable conditions. Before this the council members ratify the proceedings of last council meeting and also offered prayer for late senior journalist Adil Murad.
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