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KMC to provide alternate shops to affected shopkeepers

Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

30th Jan, 2020. 12:09 am
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KARACHI: The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) is providing alternate shops to 297 people whose shops were demolished during the ‘anti-encroachment’ operation in Light House.

According to the details, The balloting ceremony was held at the KMC Old Building on Wednesday.

Mayor Wasim Akhtar, who presided over the balloting ceremony, said that the operation is being conducted on the orders of the Supreme Court, adding that KMC is trying its best to provide alternate space to the affectees.

Mayor of Karachi, Wasim Akhtar also shared on micro-blogging website, Twitter

A total of 569 shops are being constructed by the KMC near Thatta Bus Stop Terminal in Lyari, he said, adding that 272 alternate shops will be provided to the victims.

During his speech, He criticised PSP Founder Mustafa Kamal and alleged that the former mayor was involved in China-cutting and corrupt practices during his tenure.

He also raised the question that how Kamal spent Rs 29 billion funds during his tenure.

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