SC orders CM Shah, Sindh cabinet to decide how to restore Karachi as per master planPakistan
The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah to call a cabinet meeting to determine how the city will be restored as per its master plan while hearing a case pertaining to illegal constructions in the megalopolis at the apex court's Karachi registry.
A two-member bench comprising Justice Gulzar Ahmed and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah expressed their displeasure at the absence of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) and cantonment board officials during today's court proceedings. Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah, Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shalwani and Advocate General for Sindh Salman Talibuddin were present in court.
The apex court directed the concerned secretaries to take part in the cabinet meeting and ordered a comprehensive report containing the cabinet's ideas on how the city can be restored to its planned shape to be submitted in two weeks.
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