Karachi: Managing Director Karachi Water & Sewerage board KW&SB Misbahuddin Farid raided several KW&SB sewerage installation in Khokhrapar and surrounding areas.
MNA Sajid Ahmed, MPA Nadeem Razi and Ashfaq Manghi were also present in the area during this raid who expressed their concerns over poor sewerage situation within the vicinity.
M.D KW&SB Misbahuddin Farid during his inspection raid of the area visited many streets and spoke to area residents to find out sewerage problems. He was visiting the area upon receiving various complaints from area residents and complaints from elected representatives.
During his visit area residents informed M.D KW&SB that the sewerage system in their area has collapsed since several months causing sewerage water to flow on streets, in front of Mosques, schools and hospitals.
Expressing his concern over poor condition of sewerage system in the vicinity M.D KW&SB conducted a detailed visit and enquired concerned officers and staff as to why the complaints have not been served till date.
He said that the poor condition of sewerage system is not only creating health issues for the citizens, putting their lives at risk, but also damaging roads and streets in the area. He strictly directed Chief Engineer C.E and Superintendent Engineer S.E to ensure that the infrastructure is restored. He warned C.E and S.E that if the condition in the area does not improve within a week concerned officers would be suspended and strict action would be taken against them.
During his visit M.D KW&SB was informed about Jamil Akhtar’s dual designations upon which he directed that a competent S.E must be assigned in the area who would be responsible to improve the sewerage system and infrastructure in the area. He directed that the complaints must be resolved on immediate basis.