Chief Secretary Sindh, Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah has directed the Deputy Commissioners to ensure cleanliness in respective district on priority basis. He issued the directives while chairing a review meeting of the Sindh Solid Waste Management Board (SSWMB) here on Tuesday. The meeting was attended by the Secretary Services /SGC&AD Naveed Sheikh, Commissioner Karachi Dr. Iftikhar Shalwani, M.D. SSWMB Dr. A.D. Sanjani, Ishaq Maha, Special Secretary Local Government and all six (06) Deputy Commissioners of Karachi.
Mumtaz Ali Shah advised the Secretary Services to provide relevant staff to SSWMB, in consultation with the M.D. SSWMB. He also asked the Commissioner Karachi to monitor the cleanliness including garbage disposal task of Karachi, ensuring that each and every District could be clean properly. The Chief Secretary also desired that Commissioner and Deputy Commissioners should ascertain that human resources and Machinery & Equipment is being properly utilized under the ages of SSWMB, and to help the SSWMB, if need be. He maintained that he will personally monitor the activities of SSWMB.
Meanwhile, Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah addressed (per video conference) the meeting regarding security arrangements on the eve of 76th Urs of Qalandar Lal Shahbaz. He advised the Commissioner Hyderabad to ensure the fool proof security for peaceful celebrations, thereof. The Chief Secretary noted that the pilgrims must be provided with due facilities for attending the Urs, conveniently. He categorically noted that all out efforts must be undertaken no lacunae in security arrangements would be avoided.
Commissioner Hyderabad Muhammad Abbas briefed that tent cities have been established in Sehwan to facilitate the pilgrims, while exclusive security plan has been chalked out at Indus Highway to prevent the accidents, in addition to the availability of Ambulances and Police Mobiles, while Camp Hospitals.—INP