Karachi, May 06, 2014 (PPI-OT): Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhtar Farooqui has directed the Works and Services and Municipal Services Department to arrange for the cleaning of all water drainage lines in the city underpasses through joint teams before the start of next monsoon rains.
Addressing a meeting of officers of both departments he said special attention should be given to such places where complaints of staying of rain water received in past. He also instructed works department to finish the road construction work beneath and around the Shahra-e-Pakistan flyovers before the start of monsoon season and also immediately repair the broken and cracked roads and pavements.
Administrator Karachi urged the officers to prepare themselves for their important responsibilities during the monsoon season. He said the people should not have to face any difficulty due to staying of rain water on roads or underpasses therefore the water drainage system must be made perfect.
He said to officers to complete the precautionary measures with hard and round the clock work and keep visiting such areas which have no proper drainage system or facing difficulties in it. Administrator Karachi also appealed to the citizens to refrain from dumping garbage into drains as this would raise the water levels in these drains and this situation create troubles for people.
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Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
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