Information, community cash technology can bring visible change in cities

KARACHI:04 July: Rural-smart city and urban development objectives in real terms can be attained through adapting information and community cash technology.
Talking to media after attending World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments (WeGO) 4th conference in Ulyanovsk, Russian, Waseem Akhtar Mayor Karachi informed that governments in most of the countries have provided all types of assistance to their respective local body institutions in order to help them running and resolving their communities' civic matters in better way.

Weak local body system cannot help out the communities besides bringing in any change in the areas' environments and living of their respective area people.

Karachi would remain steadfast towards turning the concept of smart-city into reality like cities-Amsterdam, Singapore, Barcelona, Madrid and Stockholm.
The attending mayors, deputy mayors and local bodies' representatives of more than 21 nations have exchanged views on matters of better cities with maximum civic facilities to their respective citizens and for exchange of knowledge among themselves in this particular subject, he informed.

At the moot, Waseem Akhtar highlighted the civic system and the measures being taken to turn Karachi into a real cosmopolitan city with all civic facilities to the people.

Through adapting Information and Community Cash Technology, we can able to provide better civic facilities to the people in the spheres of information system in education, transport system, water supply network, waste management, vehicles parking system and other civic routine matters.Daily Times.