Sindh Local Government Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that Lyari is a stronghold of Pakistan People’s Party. On the direction of party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, he will monitor the ongoing development projects in Lyari, the minister added. He was speaking at the inauguration of renovatedLyari Zonal Office on Friday.PPP leaders JavedNagori, NajmiAlam, Khalil Hoti were also present, besides Deputy Commissioner South Irshad Ali Sodhar, Municipal Commissioner Akhtar Ali Sheikh and other officials. Nasir Shah said in addition to improving the infrastructure in Lyari, road construction, sanitation and drainage systems are being upgraded. Drinking water supply will be activated, the minister said, and directed the MD KWSB toresolve the problem of drainage in the area. Nasir Shah further said that PPP has worked in Lyari and our party also provides employment. “We are taking steps to provide new jobs. In a few months, more than one thousand encroachments have been eliminated. Action is being taken against illegally constructed buildings in Lyari.” He asserted that builders’ mafia and illegal constructions will not be tolerated under any circumstances. Promotion and development of sports in Lyari is among our priorities. Consistent steps are being taken to populate the stadiums and parks which will help the youth to avoid negative activities.
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