Municipal dept equipped to tackle urban flooding: Nasir Shah

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Minister for Local Government and Information Nasir Hussain Shah has said rainwater accumulated in many areas has been drained out.

“Municipal Corporation, Public Health and other concerned agencies should further improve their performance. Required equipment will be provided by the Sindh government.”

The minister was presiding over an important meeting on the situation after the recent rains at DC Office Sukkur on Friday.

He said that rainwater used to remain accumulated in most parts of Sukkur city since many years but the incumbent government has carried out development work under the vision of Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and as a result of which the situation has now changed radically.

Deputy Commissioner Sukkur Javed Ahmed, Administrator Ali Raza Ansari, Director Information Sukkur Division Jahangir Abro, Public Health, SEPCO and officers of other concerned agencies were present in large numbers on the occasion.

Nasir Shah said that the population of Sukkur city is constantly increasing and the problems are also increasing.

“Soon the problems will be solved on priority basis. That is why he has been in the field for the last three days.”

He said that the number of machines at the drainage stations in Sukkur and Rohri is being increased so that the citizens do not face any difficulties. The development schemes given by the Sindh government have improved situation.

Nasir Shah said that a joint committee of SEPCO, Municipal and Public Health and other agencies, headed by DC Sukku,r would present its recommendations to resolve all issues which would be implemented immediately and the Sindh government would extend all possible cooperation.

 

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