Karachi, December 18, 2012 (PPI-OT): KMC has provided Muhammad Bilal Baig brother of Owais Baig (Late) with a job in Municipal Services Department KMC who jumped for saving his life due to fire in 8th floor of state life building. Chief Officer Matanat Ali Khan offered appointment letter to deceased’s brother Muhammad Bilal in presence of his father.
On this occasion Sr. Director Municipal Services Dr. Shaukat Zaman, Director Media Management Ali Hassan Sajid and other officials were present. Matanat Ali Khan while expressing his deep sorrow said that human life was very precious and nothing was its substitute and we all equally share the grief you had and providing deceased’s brother with a job was a little effort for sharing your pain.
He said that it was our duty to share equal pain of citizens along with consideration on infrastructure of the city. He said that the fire brigade department was being rebuilt on modern lines and it was department’s first priority to arrive at the affected spot after getting information. The fire fighters always try to save life of citizens without discrimination and caring for their own life.
He said planning for training of fire fighters on national and international lever was had been made so that they could be specialized and expert in their work. He also said that following the directive of Governor of Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ibad Khan Disaster Management Board was being made under which all departments of emergency services would work together and a network among them would be established so that in case of emergency these departments could operate under one command.
Chief Officer Matanat Ali Khan said that on 28th Nov Owais Baig jumped off the 8th floor of state life building due to fire and unfortunately his life could not be saved. He said providing deceased’s brother with a job was a little effort to share the pain of bereaved family.
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Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406