President Dr Arif Alvi chaired a follow-up meeting on the transformation of Kachi Abadies of Karachi into developed areas.
The meeting was attended by Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, MPA Firdous Shamim Naqvi, Naya Pakistan Housing Authority (NPHA) chief retired Lt Gen Anwar Hyder, Secretary to the President Tariq Najeeb Najmi and Housing Secretary Dr Imran Zeb Khan and others.
The meeting reviewed various proposals to transform the Kachi Abadis into living areas. It discussed different options to constructively utilize the government land in Karachi.
The meeting constituted a sub-committee, under the Chairmanship of Governor Imran Ismail with the mandate to find some workable solution into the federal government land and quarters illegally occupied by the people.
The president directed the authorities concerned to develop katchi abadis on modern lines to ensure they have all basic facilities like schools, colleges, hospitals, mosques, parks and open spaces for roads.