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Showing posts with label Rehan Hashmi. Show all posts

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Beautification campaign launched in Karachi Central


By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Chairman of the District Municipal Corporation (DMC) Central, Rehan Hashmi, accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner, Central, Farhan Ghani, carried out visits of the various parts of the district and expressed satisfaction over the sanitary conditions and state of cleanliness.

During the visit, Rehan Hashmi and Farhan Ghani launched the beautification programme by planting a sapling at the Water Pump roundabout in Federal-B-Area. 

Speaking on the occasion, the DMC Chairman remarked that directives have been issued to demolish the self made garbage dumping places and encroachments wherever existed and plant trees there. 

He pointed out that at the Water Pump roundabout, a self created truck stand was established which has since been removed and now colorful flowery plants planted which has beautified the area besides overcoming traffic jamming here. 

The DMC Chairman looked deeply involved in making District Central a model district with the available resources side by side through private-public participation with focus on upgradation of parks and playgrounds so as to make positive and healthy activities to the youth and the people at large near their home.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

World Bank delegation visits DMC Central


By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

A 5-member World Bank delegation headed by Rajul A Wasthi,  Senior Urban Immovable Property  Tax (UIPT)  specialist,   called on DMC Central Chairman Rehan Hashmi  to discuss   as to how Urban Immovable  Property Tax can be devolved to DMCs and which at present is being collected by KMC.
The delegation members included  Property Tax Consultants Wayaitgrant , William Mcclusskey .
The objective of the WB delegation was to explore the tax collection   capacity of  DMC Central and increase the tax collection through Global Information System (GIS) .
Earlier Chairman DMC Rehan Hashmi,  informed that because of  paucity of funds the tax collection staff could not be provided required training. The delegation members stressed that departmental efficiency can be enhanced through the use of computers.
The  delegation visited DMC Central  on  Sindh Government's request and gathered the required  data as well as finding out tax collection capacity. They told  Chairman Rehan Hashmi that after this meeting further line of action will follow in the next meeting .
The Municipal Commissioner Mohammed Fahim Khan, Director Taxation MIrza Asif Baig and  Deputy Directors Taxes of all four zones were also present which lasted for over an hour.