Wahab orders action against factories having no fire safety equipment


Administrator Murtaza Wahab said that strict action will be taken on non-availability of fire safety equipment in factories under resolution number-43 passed by Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC).

The task force will start its work from Monday to review the fire safety arrangements in the factories. In the first phase, the task force will start inspecting the industrial units.

These views were expressed by Administrator MurtazaWahab while presiding over a meeting on fire safety management in factories.

Metropolitan Commissioner Afzal Zaidi, Fire Officer and other concerned officers were also present on the occasion.

He said that the Commissioner Karachi’s Task Force headed by the concerned Deputy Commissioner would be operational from Monday and would inspect the installation of fire extinguishers, emergency gates and other fire safety equipment in the factories.

He directed the task force to prepare a comprehensive report after the operation and submit it.

The Administrator said that the task force should inspect the industrial units and action against the factories be initiated after 30 days.

Wahab on Saturday told to the representative of oil marketing companies that e-ticketing system will be launched in collaboration with oil companies at the Zulfiqarabad oil terminal.

During a meeting with representatives of oil marketing companies, the Administrator said that Zulfiqarabad oil terminal will be constructed under CR partnership, said a statement.

Metropolitan Commissioner Afzal Zaidi, Project Director Terminal Imran Siddiqui, Director ImtiazAbro, representatives of Oil Council and other concerned officers were present on the occasion.

The Administrator said that the construction of Zulfiqarabad Oil Tankers Parking Terminal would help in dealing with the traffic jam situation caused by the awkwardly parked tankers in the city.


Previous articleSHC rejects bail petition of alleged impersonator
Next article412 new Corona cases detected