KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Mrad Ali Shah has outlined plans for return Empress Market to its past glory. The market located in the Saddar area of the city was at the centre of the anti-encroachment drive.During a meeting to review progress of megaproject schemes in the city, Chief Minister Shah issued directives for construction of roads and beautification of the areas cleared from encroachment around Empress Market and Karachi Zoo. The chief minister also directed Sindh Local Government Minister Saeed Ghani to prepare a plan for rehabilitation of affected shopkeepers and traders. The meeting was attended by Minister Local Government Saeed Ghani, Chairman P&D Mohammad Waseem, Principal Secretary to CM Sajidjamal Abro, Secretary Finance Najam Shah, Commissioner KarachiIftikhar Shahalwani, Special Secretary Local Government Niaz Soomro, PD Karachi Package Khalid Mansoor and other concerned officers.
KARACHI: November 07 - Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) staff busy in removing encroachments and illegal constructions at Empress Market. APP Photo by Syed Abbas Mehdi[/caption]