Srinagar: The government on Thursday appointed Dr Shafqat Khan as new Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) commissioner.
It is worth to mention here that Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone was holding the charge of SMC commissioner from past several months.
Following the appointment order by the government, Dr Shafqat Khan immediately assumed the charge of SMC commissioner.
While talking to KNS, the newly appointed SMC commissioner said, “my focus will remain on making the Srinagar neat and clean as the summer capital is being considered as the heart of Kashmir.”
He said that he want to see the Srinagar neat and clean. “I appeal people to co-operate with SMC in making the Srinagar neat and clean,” he added.
He said, “The people of Srinagar are having much expectations with the corporation and I will try my level best to fulfil the expectations of the people.”
Referring to the dog menace in Srinagar, Dr Shafqat said, “We will take a major initiate of sterilization of dogs in Srinagar so that the people across Srinagar would be feel a sigh of relief.” (KNS)