KARACHI, May 26: The annual budget of the district council of Karachi for 2013-14 will be finalised and approved by June 15, the commissioner of Karachi has said.

He said this while speaking to officials during a visit to Karachi district council office, said a statement issued on Sunday.

The commissioner of Karachi, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqi, directed the officials concerned to work on a war-footing basis for preparation of district council budget.

He was also given a briefing on situation in the metropolis.

The commissioner lauded the performance of the district council of Karachi and expressed the hope that it would further improve. “If officials work with dedication, the people will be provided with better services,” he added.

He directed officers to take steps for the betterment of the people of under-developed areas.

He said the development works being executed by the district council should be prepared with a view to delivering benefits directly to the masses.

He also ordered carrying out of fumigation in all union councils.

The chief officer of the district council and other officials concerned were also present on the occasion. —APP

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