megacity


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megacity

(ˈmɛɡəˌsɪtɪ)
n, pl -cities
a city with over 10 million inhabitants
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Karachi -- Pakistan Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman Altaf Shakoor has advised the government to promote 'garbage tourism' in Karachi to generate some funds for the cash-strapped megacity.
Pakistan Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman Altaf Shakoor has advised the government to promote 'garbage tourism' in Karachi to generate some funds for the cash-strapped megacity. Talking to a delegation here Sunday, he said when the federal, Sindh and city governments are not ready to lift garbage and litter from Karachi, why they are not using it to introduce a 'garbage tourism', a new type of sightseeing of Nullahs and hiking of garbage hills in length and breadth of the megacity.
KARACHI -- Spectacular failure of civic agencies to save the low-laying areas of the megacity from urban flooding during recent rains shows that Karachi direly needs a drainage master plan and a separate Karachi Drainage Authority to run and implement it.
KARACHI -- Chaos, bad governance and mismanagement witnessed in the megacity during recent two days of rains has made it clear that Karachi needs the special status of 'charter city', as the present setups at city, provincial and federal levels have failed to cater the megacity, said Pasban Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman Altaf Shakoor here Wednesday.
Addressing a press conference in committee room of Sindh assembly, MPAs Jamal Siddiqui, Riaz Haider and Shahnawaz Jadoon here Friday said that the Sindh government is delaying this vital water supply project, as it is not serious to address artificial water crisis in the megacity.
Non-verification of the national census figures in Sindh is a bias towards the urban areas, especially, Karachi, where reportedly at least 10 million people were not counted during the last national population census, said Pasban Democratic Party (PDP) President Altaf Shakoor here Wednesday.He said like previous government, the sitting regime is also least interested in uplift of Sindh province, especially the megacity Karachi.
KARACHI -- Establishing Megacity governments in Karachi and Lahore, and creation of new administrative provinces have become overdue and the government and position should play their role in meeting these lingering demands of the people of Pakistan.
Manila, in particular, will be the fourth largest megacity in the world in terms of population.
KARACHI -- Pak Sarzameen Party Pakistan (PSP) Chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday said that only his party have a formula maintain law and order situation in the megacity, adding his party would also eradicate the culture of ethnic politics from Karachi.
KARACHI -- Megacity constitutional status is the unanimous demand of Karachi and this slogan would be take pivotal importance in the coming general elections, said speakers of a declamation contest held by the Pasban e Pakistan here on Sunday.
KARACHI -- Indigenous economic corridors from Karachi to Hyderabad and from Karachi to Keti Bandar should be established to end unemployment in the megacity and the rest of the province, said Pasban-e-Pakistan President Altaf Shakoor.
By: Mervat Mahmoud CAIRO -- 27 October 2017: The National Council for Women (NCW) described Thomson Reuters Foundation's poll that ranked Cairo "the most dangerous megacity for women in 2017" as unacceptable and unjustified.