Karachi, March 27, 2015 (PPI-OT): Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has said civic agencies are being activated and efforts are being made to make the standards of their services better to make the city clean and green. He was speaking at a meeting with the residents of the Baba Bhit Island where officials of different civic agencies were also present. Commissioner Karachi said that Chief Minister Sindh has directed the officials to visit the neighbourhood in their jurisdiction to keep them awarded of the grievances of the people relating to the civic problems and needs of civic facilities.
Administrator District Municipal Corporation District South Afzal Zaidi, SE Water of Water and Sewerage Board, other KWSB officials, Assistant Commission Harbour were also present. Commissioner said Baba Bhit Island is the 300 years old locality. Every effort would be made to resolve the issues of people living in this old locality, he added.
He made different decisions required by the residents of the Baba Bhit Island to provide civic facilities and get resolved the problems being faced by them relating to the shortage of water, sewerages system etc. Commissioner ordered the Water and Sewerage Board to take effective steps to make the supply of water to the Baba Bhit Island smoothly and according to the needs of the people.
On this occasion people of the area made a complaint of contaminated water which were denied by the official concerned who was present in the meeting The engineer concerned was asked to certify that the water being supplied are not contaminated , if not found the certification true concerned officials of Water Board would be taken to task, warned to him.
Commissioner also asked the Administrator DMC to get installed the street lights in the Baba Bhit Island to fulfil the needs of the area. He was also asked to make better arrangement of cleanliness In this regard Commissioner directed the DMC to initiate cleanliness campaign with the support of residents. Lease problem was also highlighted on this occasion by the PEOPLE to the Commissioner.
Commissioner directed the Assistant Commissioner Harbour Ghulam Murtaza Memon to make arrangement to hold a lease camp at Baba Bhit Island for the facilitating of the residents with regards to the completion of process of lease of those residents needed it Sub Registrar would be available to process the work of lease.
For more information, contact:
M. Shabih Siddiqui
Commissioner Karachi Division
4, Club Road, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99205610, +92-21-99205607
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