Nasir warns municipal officials over complacency


Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Syed Nasir Hussain Shah expressing his dissatisfaction on the overall cleanliness, water supply, drainage other issues of Hyderabad, has warned the officers of civic agencies to improve their progress otherwise stern action will be taken against them and no negligence will be tolerated in future.

This he expressed while presiding over a meeting of Divisional and District Heads of Hyderabad at Shahbaaz Hall, here on Thursday.

The Secretary Local Government Syed Najam Shah, Commissioner Hyderabad Muhammad Abbas Baloch, Deputy Commissioner Hyderabad Fuad Ghaffar Soomro, leaders of ruling PPP Sagheer Ahmed Qureshi, Ali Muhammad Sahito and others were present in the meetings who apprised Minister the problems of Hyderabad city, latifabad and Qasimabad.

In his opening remarks Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said that the issues of Hyderabad were brought in to the knowledge of Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto and Chief Minister Sindh both were complained by local leaders about the poor progress of civic agencies of Hyderabad.

“When, last week, he paid surprize visit of Hyderabad city, Latifabad and Qasimabad, he witnessed poor cleanliness with garbage on roads, encroachments, potable water and drainage issues” he added.

The Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah taking serious note of such situation, ordered concerned agencies and government departments to ensure the supply of properly treated potable water to each and every area of Hyderabad City.

He further directed for the early completion of all development projects specially the drainage and sewerage schemes before the coming rainy season to avoid from mishaps and warned that officers failing to achieve tasks will not be spared.

PPP leaders Sagheer Ahmed Qureshi and Ali Muhammad Sahito informed Minister Information & Local Government that city Hyderabad including Latifabad&Qasimabad areas, is facing huge issues of drainage since long.



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