Meeting to review the arrangements of Monsoon in Commissioner Karachi Office


Karachi: The Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani has directed the KMC and Solid Waste Management to work together in coordinated efforts to all concerned departments and agencies to implement the contingency plan and ensure cleanliness and de-siliting of all Nallahs of the city prior to monsoon.

This he observed while holding a high level meeting to review the arrangements of Monsoon at his office here today.

Respective DCs has apprised their district wise progress, as per contingency plan, coordinated efforts with all stakeholders,

Pak army has briefed about their plan and arrangements made prior to monsoon and has offered their technical support and assistance to provide basic training and refresher courses of  Provincial government officials. KMC has informed that Prior to monsoon all Nallahs were cleaned and if required it will be further taken accordingly. PDMA, DMCs and KW&SB has also briefed about their arrangements prior to monsoon.

The Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani has urged upon all DCs and other officials to play their due role to implement the plan prior to monsoon, it’s the primarily duty of the DCs to coordinate and liaison with all, to face any emergency and challenge during monsoon. He further said that all Nallahs would be cleaned and any kind of encroachments over Nallahs will also be removed immediately. In this regard all videos, pictures and report be sent to him on daily basis.

The Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani has also stressed the need of basic training and refresher courses of all operational staff of all departments prior to mon soon, has asked the all to send their staff list to the Pak Army, who facilitate and assist the district administration in rescue and relief operation during monsoon. Besides Civil Defense and Fire deptt may also send their technical staff and get training and course for their further improvements and skills to play their role properly taking safety measures.

The Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani has also directed the KE and PDMA to ensure electricity and all required machinery and equipments, as the recently KE had major breakdown, people faced a lot so it must be improved system to provide maximum relief to avert any law and order situation, he concluded. (Please send your news, article, pictorial on our email address < & WhatsApp +923132434567)