Karachi: Patron in Chief North Karachi Association of Trade & Industry(NKATI) Capt. A Moiz Khan and president Nasim Akhtar has pointed out the growing illegal activities of the land mafia in the industrial area and demanded Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Minister Local Government Nasir Hussain Shah to take notice with immediate action.
In a statement, they have expressed deep concern over the illegal activities of encroachment mafia, said that due to Covid-19 Pandemic, Sindh government and other concerned departments are engaged in measures to control the epidemic which has been taken advantage of by the land mafia.
“After the dire situation in coronavirus and the Sindh government’s focus on curbing the epidemic, the land mafia has become active in the North Karachi Industrial Area and has started encroaching on the industrial area while non- The chain of illegal constructions has also gained momentum and now their boldness has increased to such an extent that they are not afraid of encroaching on the main roads and carrying out illegal constructions”, NKATI leaders said.
NKATI leaders pointed out that a house was being constructed illegally in Sector 6-A of North Karachi Industrial Area which was stopped with the help of police. Due to illegal constructions and encroachments, production activities severely affected, the exporters suffered losses. Several times warnings have been made to eliminate the violations, but this mafia is unwilling to listen to anyone.
Capt. A Moiz Khan and Nasim Akhtar requested to Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah and Minister Local Government Nasir Hussain Shah to play their role in eliminating encroachments and immediately take action against land mafia.
NKATI leaders demanded to stop preventing illegal constructions and directing the concerned departments to take immediate action so that industrial activities can continue without interruption.