Karachi: Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan said on Wednesday that overall he found the performance of civic bodies in Karachi better.
A gradual decrease, he said, had been witnessed in cases of dengue patients due to timely fumigation and cleaning work. Action against land grabbers would continue as in only two days a total of 491 acres worth billions of rupees was recovered from the possession of the land mafia, he added.
Efforts were on to make the local bodies system even better, the governor said, talking to media representatives after a three-hour visit to various parts of the city.
Minister for Local Government Agha Siraj Durrani, Administrator Karachi Mohammad Hussain Syed and DCO Roshan Ali Shaikh, accompanied him on this occasion.
The governor visited seven towns and inspected the sanitary conditions there, besides reviewing repairs and development works.
He also met people at some places, inquired about their problems and issued on-the-spot directives.
Talking to media representatives near the Safari Park, he said citizens of Karachi had complaints about sanitary conditions and the city administration had started a cleanliness campaign to bring about an improvement in the conditions.
He said the municipal officers and their subordinates were working hard and that was why their performance had improved.
Minister Agha Siraj Durrani congratulated the administration of six towns where he inspected sanitation conditions, and expressed the hope that they would continue the good work.
He said the government was making efforts to solve the problems facing the city. He thanked the governor and said he had always provided him with encouragement and support.
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