The deputy commissioner (DC) Malir on Wednesday sought the nod of Sindh chief minister Syed Murad Ali Shah for the closure of tent city established for the flood victims.
In a letter penned to Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, the DC has sought closure of the tent city after sending the flood victims to their native places.Winter is about to start, diseases are already spreading among the flood victims, DC Malir said in his letter, adding that the situation can turn worse in the winter.
The tent city was established for a month, but flood victims are living there for last 2 months. Seeking a nod from the Sindh Chief Minister, the DC Malir said he is ready for the arrangements of transport to ensure smooth shifting of the flood victims.
It may be noted that the tent city for the flood victims was established in September in district Malir.