The Sindh Government has taken major initiative on Independence Day for improving the sewerage system of the metropolis and handed over 28 Sewage Suction and Mobile Jetting Trucks worth Rs. 621 M to Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB).
Sindh Local Government & Public Health Engineering Department Nasir Hussain Shah handed over the keys of the trucks to Managing Director KW&SB Assadullah Khan at ceremony held at Bara Dari adjacent to Polo ground.
Advisor Law and Administrator KMC Barrister MurtazaWahab, Special Assistant to CM Sindh Waqar Mehdi, MNA Qadir Khan Mandokhel, Secretary Local Government Syed Najam Shah, Project Director Karachi Water Severage Services Improvement Project Salahuddin Ahmed and others also attended the ceremony.
Addressing the ceremony, Nasir Shah stated that today is a biggest day for all of us and we celebrated our independence day in befitting manner every year but this year slight changes have been made in celebration due to prevailing Covid 19 emergency situation and in sanctity of Muharm Al Haram.
The Minister said that Muslim population of sub-continent would always remember the day of 14th August.
He prayed Almighty Allah to Bless Pakistan forever and guide us towards the path of development and prosperity.
Syed Nasir Hussain Shah added that in first phase 28 vehicles have been handed over to Water Board under World Bank funded Karachi Water Severage Services Improvement Project(KWSSIP) today and soon in its second phase 38 more such vehicles would be handed over to KWSB.
He said that Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and his team were working day and night to complete the journey of development as per the vision of Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and were taking all possible steps to solve the problems of Karachi.
He added that Sindh government was focusing to improve service delivery of Karachi Water and Sewerage Board and transform it into viable institution for reducing the hardship of the citizens.
Shah added that vehicles handed over to Water Board would greatly improve its performance.
He said that appointment of Barrister MurtazaWahab as Administrator KMC was also made to bring improvement in the infrastructure of city.