Commissioner inspects drain water, cleanliness in various areas

1998

Staff Reporter

The Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani has continued his visit to the various parts of the city on 2nd day of the monsoon rains. During the visit the Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani visited the Club Road, Metro pole, Shahrah Faisal, Nursery, Stadium Road, Hassan Square, NIPA where he inspected the cleanliness work carried out by the DMCs concerned and enquired about the work so far.
He directed the officials present there that to clear /dewater the NIPA bridge and both sides of Road to provide relief to the people and ensure flow of the traffic without any hindrances. The Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani has also visited the area of Safari park and adjacent parts, where he directed DC East Ahmed Ali Siddiqui and DD Solid Waste Jamal Shah to ensure cleanliness in the area and lift the garbage and dump into designated waste bins/dustbins and to clear the rain water immediately to provide maximum facilities to area people. Later He flew for visit of Superhighway to see personally the water over flow from Baluchistan Lath dam, at National highway side malir River where the population of the area might be affected due to over flowing the water on road towards Hyderabad one way track was choked.
The Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani on the spot has ordered the DEC Malir Shezad Abbasi and other team present there for rescue of the population area people, that to call the Pak Army for further assistance and join in relief operation task. He has also approached personally Pak army concerned officials & has directed the concerned to widen the culverts around the road and highway side to immediate relief to area. The Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani after that moved to district central to visit Gujjar Nallah, where DC Central Farhan Ghaniand MC were directed that to clear the garbage and remove all illegal occupation over the Gujjar Nallah again and take stern action against them He has also directed him to visit Orangi Town nallah and ensure cleanliness and dewater the low lying areas.
Later the Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallawani has also visited the Lyari Express way and surrounding areas Liaquatabad, Yaseenabad, Hassan Square, Teen Hatti, Lyari Machar colony and Pitcher Nallah where he also enquired the staff who are busy in cleaning the nallah and lifting the garbage. During the visit of the city, The Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani while talking to media has said that we are already alert to the monsoon rains, as we are working in coordination way with Rangers and Pak Army.
Who support and assist the divisional and district administration in relief operation? We had collectively working in affected areas day and night with the help of Government machinery and the local Govt department effectively. Solid waste, water board and PDMA were in operation to play their individual role in mon soon, he concluded.

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