SHARJEEL TAKES NOTICE OF BREAKING MAIN PIPE-LINE OF KWSB

Sameer Nazir
KARACHI:
Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Sharjeel Innam Memon has taken serious notice of the breaking of main pipe line 72-inch of Karachi Water and Sewerage Board and sought immediate complete report from the Managing Director Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KW&SB) that why the same line was burst for the second time in a month and who is the responsible for breaking even be questioned and accountable.
He directed the Managing Director KW&SB to take urgent measures for repair of the damaged pipe line to save the citizens of Karachi from difficulties of water shortage during Ramadan.
Managing Director Karachi Water & Sewerage Board informed the Minister in his preliminary report, said that due to unannounced load shedding by Karachi Electric, the 72-inch pipe line was burst by back pressure and the city was deprived of million gallons of water. The major cause of bursting of pipe line was the sudden and un-announced electricity breakdown at the pumping station, the MD reported.
On the directives of Minister Local Government the Managing Director KW&SB along with team visited by site, he said the repair work will be completed within 3 to 4 days and added that during 4 days 50 million Gallon of water will be provided to the citizens by the alternate arrangement.
MD asked the Karachi Electric authorities to notify the timing of power outages and intimate to the KW&SB authorities.

C.M. INSPECTION TEAM SEEKS DETAILS OF THE OFF ROAD GOVERNMENT VEHICLES FROM ALL THE DEPARTMENTS

Sameer Nazir
KARACHI:
Coordinator to Chief Minister Sindh for Chief Minister’s Inspection Team Haji Muzaffar Ali Shujra has sought details of the off-road vehicles form all the Government departments.
In a statement issued here on Monday, he said that instructions in this regard have been issued to all the heads of departments.
He further said that the action was being taken on the complaints received from various corners alleging that the officers are using government vehicles privately by showing the vehicles out of order deliberately.
Action would be taken against the officers who found involved in such irregularities by the Chief Minister’s Inspection team, the Coordinator concluded.