KMC City Council demands increase in OZT share

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Irfan Aligi

The council of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) approved many resolutions with majority votes in its general meeting held in the Council Hall on Tuesday. The session was presided over by the deputy mayor Syed Arshad Hasan whereas metropolitan commissioner/secretary council Dr Syed Saif Ur Rehman was also present on this occasion.
The 19-point agenda and many private resolutions were put up for approval during the proceedings which include the approval of amendment in the bylaws for graveyards, demand of 15 percent increase in the OZT share of KMC to meet the short fall in disbursement of staff salary as employees were not paid 15 percent increase in their salary and pension.
The council also gave approval of resolution about start of construction work at Orangi Cottage Industry and demand to appoint Sarfraz Ahmed as captain of Pakistan Cricket Team in all three formats till the next world cup.
Other resolutions which got approval in the meeting include the rights of recovery of parking fee on 12 KMC charged parking sites, establishment of technical posts in Landhi Sports Complex, cleanliness arrangement in the Trauma center of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, adaptation of family park in Clifton Block-5 by the Houston Karachi Sister cities association and named it as “Tahira Family Park”, contract of sale of dry animal at old beef slaughter house of cattle colony and vehicle parking fee carrying the fodder for financial year 2019-20, recovery of animal slaughtering fee at New Karachi Slaughter House and rights of running various food stalls and electric rides, zoo entry fee, cafeteria and photography stall in the Karachi Zoo, Landhi Korangi Zoo and Safari Park.