KMC to improve civic infrastructure at Sabzi Mandi

February 18, 2014 Off By Web Desk

Karachi: KMC Metropolitan Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner East Samiuddin Siddiqui has said that repairing of service road and water drainage along with other development works on New Sabzi Mandi Superhighway would be completed on preferential basis.

He said this while addressing a meeting of representatives from Karachi Wholesale Fresh Merchants & Commission Agents Association.

On this occasion Additional Commissioner Haji Ahmed, Administrator New Sabzi Mandi Anwar Ali Gopang, Director Machinery Pool Noman Arshad and various merchants including Zahid Awan, Haji Shahjahan, Haji Behram Khan, Afzal Khan, Haji Wali Muhammad, Abdul Khaliq Yousuf, Chairman Consumer Products Shakeel Baig and representatives from National Highway Authority and KESC were also present.

Samiuddin Siddiqui said that it was decision of all relevant associations that trading activities would not be carried out in night times whereas shops and patharas would be re-auctioned.

He directed Administrator Sabzi Mandi to present complete record of last year comprising of statements of income and expenditure in three days.

He said that New Sabzi Mandi was included in big markets of Pakistan and also the biggest source of provision of fruits and vegetables to citizens of Karachi therefore all problems here would be resolved on preferential basis whereas garbage taken out from inside parts of Sabzi Mandi would be disposed under a comprehensive strategy and action against encroachments would be taken soon.

He also said that he would pay a detailed visit to New Sabzi Mandi along with all stakeholders in next month and all possible measures would be taken for provision of facilities.