Karachi, August 14, 2016 (PPI-OT):To mark the 70th Independence Day of Pakistan, the Minister for Ports and Shipping Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo performed the hoisting of national flag at KPT Head Office Building. He was accompanied by Chairman KPT Vice Admiral (R) Shafqat Jawed on the occasion. It was followed by guard of honour which the Minister Hasil Bizenjo took from the parade on the occasion.
While speaking on the occasion, the Minister Hasil Khan Bizenjo laid stress on collective effort which has become mandatory for Pakistan over the years for realizing economic progress. He pointed out that labour and management are two wheels which runs the organization; and hence collective efforts from both the sides are required.
He complimented the Chairman KPT Vice Admiral (R) Shafqat Jawed as well as his team, including KPT management and labour/workers, for meeting 50 million tons cargo handling target and assured him of full support of his Ministry on project that the KPT has undertaken thus far.
The Minister Hasil Bizenjo distributed the best employees awards to Mr. Daulat Khan of Finance Division, Mr. Khanghar Harji of P and D Division, Mr. Naseem Akhtar of Administration Division, Mr. Ayub Khan of Operations Division, Mrs. Hamida Shaukat of Engineering Division and Mr. Allah Bux of Civil Works and Estate Division for showing good performance in their respective divisions.
In his key note address, earlier, the Chairman KPT Vice Admiral (R) Shafqat Jawed welcomed the Minister for Ports and Shipping Senator Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo on the occasion and informed him about handling 50 million tons cargo handling at the close of financial year 2015-16. He informed the Minister that in previous financial year KPT handled 43 million tons and it was due to favourable policies of government, especially the federal Ministry of Ports and Shipping, that KPT was able to surpass the target of 50 million tons cargo handling.
He also highlighted during his speech on the occasion that KPT will inaugurate the Deep Water Container Port in Minister Hasil Bizanjo’s supervision this year. Later the Minister for Ports and Shipping Senator Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo performed the cake cutting on this occasion which concluded the proceedings of the day.
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