Mayor reviews revenue collection from markets, shops

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Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar presided over meeting of the Estate Department to review the revenue collection from markets and shops in the city.
A committee comprising of Chairman of Estate Committee Nasir Khan Taimuri, Chairman Finance Committee Nadeem Hidayat Hashmi, Advisor of Mayor Farhat Khan and an officer from anti encroachments and estate department was consituted for construction and repairing works of the KMC markets and the fixation of the rents after dividing into zones, said a statement on Friday.
The Mayor Karachi said modern age shopping center and buildings can be construct to make more space in these markets which provide clean environment and quality products sale.
He instructed the Director Estate department to prepare recommendations after consulting with the committee which has been formed in this connection.
A briefing was also given to Mayor about the shops of the KMC markets and their rents which is very low and the encroachments of the shops in the markets by the shopkeepers to sale their items and vegetable and fruits.—APP