KARACHI: The newly elected 209 chairmen and vice chairmen and 836 councillors of the six district municipal corporations and union councils of the Karachi District Council took oath in separate ceremonies held here on Thursday.
The oath taking ceremony of 222 representatives-elect of the district Korangi held at a hall near Korangi Crossing opposite Indus Hospital.
The ceremony of Central district was held at the auditorium of the Karachi Medical and Dental College, where 306 members-elect took oath.
In East district, a total of 186 LG representatives-elect took oath at a ceremony in Dr A Q Khan Auditorium of the Federal Urdu University.
In South district the oath taking ceremony of 186 representatives-elect held in the Scouts Auditorium near YMCA Ground here.
In West district a total 318 members of local council took oath in the program held at the DMC Office Site Town here.
The oath taking ceremony of 224 members of 32 union councils of the Malir district organised in the Old DMC building Quaidabad.
After taking oath, the members of the local councils exchanged greetings as their supporters congratulated them on taking oath and also showered them with flowers’ petals.
It may be noted here that after taking oath, the directly elected members of the local councils will elect the women, peasant, non-muslims and youth members in the indirect elections.