KARACHI: A delegation of the Karachi Union of Journalists, comprising KUJ President G M Jamali, General Secretary Wajid Raza Isfahani, chairman of Flat Committee Zaheer Ahmed Khan, members Attaullah Zaki Abro, Akhgar Anwar Awan, Mukhtar Shah and Shafi Baloch met leading businessmen and stockbroker Aqeel Karim Dhedhi in his office, and discussed matters pertaining to KUJ’s residential scheme.
On this occasion, major components of the project were discussed and the builder emphasized on further meetings to enable the both to initiate the project at the earliest. The builder also informed that after soil testing and piling work, he wanted to accomplish the project in three years.
He informed that it would be a 22 to 23 story residential project of quality, in which car parking, lifts and family club would be ensured. Each flat, he said, would have three bedrooms, attached bath, wide drawing and dining rooms, kitchen, pantry, lobby, store, servant quarter and balcony. It would have total area of 1,200 square foot, and it can be further improved. He further stated that the cost of construction would be recovered from construction of additional flats, and he would provide extra financing to the project.
On this occasion, G M Jamali stated that he would continue his efforts to provide a school for 1,000 children at the project, and an RO (reverse osmosis) plant to fulfill the water needs of the project.
KUJ General Secretary Wajid Raza Isfahani and Flat committee chief Zaheer Ahmed Khan and other members lauded the efforts of Mr Jamali, and expressed their desire to initiate the project at the earliest.
It was the second meeting of the committee with the builder. Earlier, they had met the builder some six months back. The KUJ flat committee in its sixth meeting on May 11, attended by senior journalists Mairaj Fatima, Aftab Sayyed and Aslam Shah, examined the previous meetings of the flat committee and it was decided that the committee would meet the builder soon. The senior members had given fruitful suggestions and had laid stress on initiating the project at the earliest.