Orders were issued for construction work and resettlement in the housing society of Karachi Press Club.
In a bid to find a resolution to the long-standing housing society issues faced by the esteemed Karachi Press Club, a delegation consisting of its President Saeed Sarbazi and Secretary Shoaib Ahmed, met recently with Sindh Chief Secretary Dr. Muhammad Sohail Rajput.
During the meeting, which took place in the office of the Chief Secretary, KPC President Saeed Sarbazi brought up some of the ongoing issues facing the Karachi Press Club’s housing society. These included the demarcation of Hawke’s Bay Block 68, the development work in Block 3A and 3A One, the start of development work for the resettlement of allottees in the Journalist Colony of the Miller Development Authority Block 12, and a summary of plots for 700 new members.
Sarbazi stressed the critical importance of taking action to fix these problems as soon as possible because of how negatively they were affecting the lives of press club members.
Secretary Shoaib Ahmed gave a detailed report on the housing society as it stands right now, highlighting problem areas and suggesting solutions. For journalists to do their jobs well, the delegation emphasized, it is crucial to provide them with safe and suitable homes in addition to a secure community.
Dr. Muhammad Sohail Rajput, Chief Secretary, agreed with the Karachi Press Club delegation that journalists play an important role in society and deserve decent working conditions. He gave instructions to Deputy Commissioner Kemari to have Lyari Development Authority Block 68 demarcated and delivered to the Karachi Press Club as soon as possible.
The chief secretary promised that construction on Block 12 will begin without delay.