Sindh govt helping out people in rain-hit areas: Murtaza

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Information minister visits parts of city to review rain situation
Staff Reporter
Sindh Minister for Human Settlement Ghulam Murtaza Baloch has said that Sindh Government is helping out people in rain hit areas and draining out rain water from low areas.This he said while visiting various areas of district Malir today. On this occasion, he directed Deputy Commissioner Malir and high ups of Local Government to drain out rain water from the area on priority basis. Meanwhile Sindh Minister for Human Settlement Ghulam Murtaza Baloch also visited Star Gate on Shahre Faisal and Malir 15. On this occasion Deputy Commissioner Malir and Chairman Baldia Malir Town Jan Muhammad Baloch were also present.
He added, ‘ Sindh Government is continuously monitoring the situation, developed due to Monsoon rains and all resources are being utilized to provide relief to the people’. Murtaza Baloch told that on the directives of Chief Minister Sindh , provincial ministers were visiting different areas and monitoring the situation and provincial government was busy in solving the issues.
Sindh Minister for Information & Archives and Labor Saeed Ghani has said that on the directives of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah all the members of the cabinet visited various parts of Karachi assigned to them during rain and ensured the proper and instant drainage of the rain water. The Minister said this while talking to the media during his visit to various parts of the metropolis in district East and Korangi. Saeed Ghani said that owing to untiring and vigorous efforts and constant supervision of the Cabinet Ministers the rain water had been drained instantly after rain.
The Minister said that the Ministers were constantly reviewing the situation as it was developing after rain. He said that it would be ensured that the people of Karachi did not suffer as every Sindh government Minister was present on the road to ensure instant drainage of rain water and cleanliness of the city. Saeed Ghani said the Ministers would also be visiting the parts of city assigned to them late night to get firsthand information about the problems of the people so that the relief could be provided to them as per directives of the C.M Sindh.
The Information Minister said that the funds had already been released prior to these rains for the cleanliness of drains. During his visit Saeed Ghani issued directives for the drainage of rain water from Gizri, Dehli Colony, PNT Colony, Saddar and surrounding areas. The Minister said that on the directives of Chief Minister Sindh, every cabinet member as well as the staff of the Municipal departments was active. Every component of the Sindh government would remain in estate of readiness untill the rain lasted, he added. The Minister also said that the wasted material and offal of the sacrificial animals would be dumped off timely. He requested the people to use grounds or open spaces instead of roads or streets for the sacrifices of their animals. Saeed Ghani on the occasion appreciated of district administration of East for ensuring instant drainage of rain water and cleanliness of their respective areas.
He directed them and the administration of district Korangi to keep on working with same vigor to ensure that the people of the city did not suffer due to rain.