7th Aug 2013 Local Govt, KMC, DMC News

7th Aug 2013 Local Govt, KMC, DMC News

Condolence On Food Poisoning Deaths:

Karachi: On the directives of Minister Local Bodies and Chairman Karachi Water & Sewerage Board Syed Awais Muzaffar the Managing Director of KW&SB Misbahuddin Farid visited KW&SB employee Ghulam Murtaza to condole on the death of his family due to food poisoning.

Commissioner Orders Removal Of Structures Built On Rain Drains:

KARACHI: Commissioner of Karachi, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui as per directives of the Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, yesterday ordered immediate removal of all concrete and otherwise, structures raised on and around storm water drains in the city.
Consequent to his detailed meetings with the heads of different civic agencies, functional in the metropolis, the commissioner also ordered cancellation of allotment orders issued to individuals as well as groups for building structures on nullah and drains meant to ease flow of rain water during monsoons.
Acknowledging the fact that the city is managed by different agencies and that there was registered to be a lack of coordination among these, Shoaib Ahmad Sidiqui said adding, violation of rules and regulations is unacceptable under any condition.
He said failure of concerned officials to prevent disruption created at rain water drains and nullahs needed to be avoided for good and a mechanism has to be developed to stop re-erection of structures being razed in compliance his orders.
The Commissioner of Karachi said `Rain Emergency Plan’ must be immediately finalized, in accordance to the contingency plans prepared by different district administrations and agencies as KMC, Cantonment Boards etc.

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