KARACHI-Karachi Administrator Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Monday said that revenue was essential for the efficient running of any institution, adding all possible steps would be taken to recover the municipal util-ity tax, a major source of revenue for the KMC.

He said this while talking to officers on his arrival at Karachi Metro-politan Corporation (KMC) headquarters here. On the occasion, Mu-nicipal Commissioner KMC Syed Afzal Zaidi and other officers were also present.

He said that he was grateful for the cooperation of KMC officers and staff for carrying out local government affairs in an efficient way.

“As before, we all will continue to serve the city together. Karachi is our city and we have to make our city better,” he added.

Wahab said that it was the top priority to make the KMC an active in-stitution in terms of serving the citizens, for which a strategy had been formulated.

“In the coming days, the infrastructure of Karachi has to be improved by developing it. The responsibilities of the KMC include maintenance of roads and arteries, parks and playgrounds, cleaning of drains, spraying of disinfectants,” he said.

He said that there was a need to ensure that better municipal services were provided to the citizens and more facilities were available to them.

He directed the departmental heads to carry out daily affairs through mutual communication. For the construction and development of the city, the KMC should continue to play its key role, he added.

Later, Murtaza along with the municipal commissioner visited the newly renovated Council Hall at the KMC head office. He expressed his satisfaction on the work done.

Administrator for 

ensuring ample 

arrangements for Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) at Nishter Park

DMC East Administrator DMC East Rehmatullah Sheikh on Monday directed the concerned officials that ample arrangements be ensured on the occasion of main program of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (Peace Be Up-on Him) at Nishter Park.

He said this while reviewing the local government services in the sur-roundings of Faizan-e-Madina at University Road here. On the occasion, the administrator East said that all possible measures be taken regarding the municipal services on the route of main procession of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him). 

Earlier, the administrator along with Director Municipal Services Tauqeer Abbas, Senior Executive Engineer Imtiaz Bhutto and others reviewed the situation at roads and lanes connected to the Faizan-e-Madina, the head office of Dawat-e-Islami.

Rehmatullah Sheikh also issued orders for repair of roads and di-rected the officers to take all possible measures regarding the munic-ipal services.

On this occasion, they were also briefed by the present officers re-garding the municipal works to be done in the month of Rabi-ul-Awal.