Wahab condoles with factory blaze victims’ families


Administrator Karachi, Sindh Government Spok-esman and CM Adviser on Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Saturday visited residence of the people died in Chemical Factory fire and offered condolences to the families.

Murtaza visited Dhobi GhaatLyari at residence of those killed in Mehran Town Korangi tragedy.

Wahab announced a compensation of Rs one million each for the heirs of the martyrs by the Sindh government and said that the Sindh government is with the them in this hour of grief

Wahab while talking to the families said that Sindh government will extend all possible cooperation to the heirs.

He said that Pakistan People’s Party leadership also directed that the family members should not be left alone.

He said that Rs. 1 million each would be paid and the best medical care was being provided to the injured.”The Sindh government stands with the bereaved families,” he added.

Meanwhile, a high level meeting was held under the chairmanship of Administrator Karachi Barrister MurtazaWahab, in which DG Sindh Building Control Authority Saleem Raza Khorro, DG KDA Asif Memon, Municipal Commissioner Afzal Zaidi, Chief Fire Officer KMC, representatives of Labor Department and other officers were also present.

Wahab directed DG KDA to provide a list of plots in Mehran Town Korangi which are being used for industrial purposes despite being residential.

He said that an inspection committee headed by all the Deputy Commissioners and Assistant Commissioners should be formed in which a complete report be prepared in this regardHe directed that the use of plots for commercial purposes without the permission of Sindh Building Control Authority be fully inspected.

“Immediate action should be taken against such factories where there are no safety measures to avoid fire,” he added.


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