KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Iftikhar Ali Shallwani on Wednesday said that the role of media is crucial towards the betterment of Karachi.

“I have to work in accordance with the responsibilities and mandate given to KMC in Sindh Local Government Act 2013. I have nothing to do with politics and will perform my duties as a professional civil servant.” Shallwani expressed these views at a press conference held at the KMC head office.

“I would like to express my gratitude to all the stakeholders, federal and provincial government for the trust placed in me for the betterment of the city.”The Administrator said that after taking charge of the post, it was necessary to meet the media representatives so that there would be no lack of communication with the media. Every effort will be made to fulfil the expectations of those who have entrusted me with this responsibility. We all have to work together to improve the city. It cannot be done alone. For this I need the advice, cooperation and suggestions for the betterment of the city.