Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhter presides over meeting on Pension Cases

Karachi, March 11, 2018 (PPI-OT): Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhter has directed to form a committee for payment of dues and pension to disabled and retire employees including cardiac and cancer patient and for such cases which are pending in court and at federal ombudsman. This committee will review and analyse the case of retire employees and ensure payment pension and dues of retire employees of KMC.

This was decided in meeting chaired by Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhter and attended by municipal commissioner Dr. Asghar Abbas, Chairman Finance Committee Nadeem Hidayat Hashmi, Director Local Funds Audit Sindh Arif Raza, Senior Director Coordination Masood Alam, Senior Director Finance Muhammad Rehan Khan, Director Welfare Abdul Jabbar Bhatti, Director Technical to Mayor S.M Shakaib, Director Budget Mehmood Baig, Director H.R.M Mehmood ul Hasan, Director Coordination Muhammad Imran, ADLFA Muhammad Farid Shaikh and Addll, Director Furqan Ahmed were also present on this occasion.

Mayor Karachi addressing the meeting said payment of pension to retire employees is our priority. KMC pay monthly pension of Rs. 25 crores to nearly 20 thousand retire employees through 520 branches of local bank. These employees consist of eleven thousand five hundred KMC employees and nine thousand employees of different DMCs. Mayor Karachi said Government of Sindh has been requested to provide funds for payment of Rs. 1 billion and 16 crore rupees to 1750 retires employees. He said financial management essential so that retire employees are paid their dues on the basis of seniority.

He said retire employees and their families depend on pension therefore this should made sure that retire employees are paid their pension every month and their dues are also paid as soon as possible. During the meeting it was also reviewed that how many KMC and DMCs employees will retire in near future and how much funds will be required. Mayor Karachi instructed Director Welfare to properly plan payment of dues and pension to retire employees and inform about financial requirements. Mayor Karachi said despite of shortage of funds cases of retire employees must be solved without any hurdle because this is there right that they get their dues on time.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99232400-01
Fax: +92-21-99232406