By Our Web Reporter
KARACHI–Administrator Karachi Laiq Ahmed has directed the State Department to submit a complete report of the shops constructed in Liaquatabad Supermarket apart from the original plan and their allotment so that those responsible for the shops constructed at the corridor and other places. He said that strict action should be taken against the officer who was found involved in setting up encroachments in the markets of KMC and strict action would be taken against him. On the occasion of a visit to Abad Supermarket where State Department officials were also present, it was informed that there are more than 770 shops in the supermarket while 17 shops set up in the Water Board office have been demolished and sealed. Illegal constructions on the first-floor roof have also been demolished. Administrator Karachi said that the supermarket should be restored as per its original plan. Illegal constructions cannot be tolerated in this important market so all matters are under rules and regulations bring, he said, to different areas of the city.
There can be a reasonable income from the shops of the existing KMC markets, so the concerned officers should pay immediate attention to this and report by conducting regular surveys and inspections as shopkeepers only invaluable places like Empress Market, Lee Market, Pakistan Chowk, and Liaquatabad Supermarket Two, two thousand rupees are being paid as rent due to which KMC is incurring a loss in terms of rent. He said that the shops and stalls set up on the front side of Liaquatabad supermarket would be demolished and the importance and usefulness of the supermarket in a densely populated area like Liaquatabad should be maintained. He said that KMC’s markets are the main source of revenue for the KMC, so the existing resources are necessary to make the institution financially stable. In addition to improving, new resources should also be sought, the municipality said All necessary steps will be taken to make the markets of Achi convenient and useful for the citizens. He directed the officers of the State Department to immediately comply with the instructions given and no negligence or omission in this regard should be tolerated. Will not be