Karachi: Karachi Metropolitan Corporation KMC Administrator Saqib Soomro has directed to carry out repairing and carpeting works of roads affected by rain immediately so that traffic flow could not be disturbed and expedite restoration works in affected areas, play grounds and locations of Eid prayer so that citizens and gatherings of Eid prayer would not have difficulties.
He expressed these views while addressing an introductory meeting of departments’ heads in Civic Centre on Tuesday which was attended by heads of various KMC Departments.
On this occasion Metropolitan Commissioner Samiuddin Siddiqui was also present. Earlier Administrator Karachi Saqib Soomro asked about the details of works and responsibilities of the departments.
He directed to ensure drainage of rainwater in Sohrab Goth and Korangi Crossing immediately and remove garbage from the roads as well. He said that all heads of the departments would have to work as a team for prompt resolution of municipal problems which would produce positive outcomes.
He said that KMC was an old organization of the city and citizens have expectations from this therefore we all have to work together and fulfil citizens’ expectations.
He also said that Metropolitan Commissioner would take briefing from directors of different departments about works and performance of department on daily basis.
He said that KMC Administrator, Metropolitan Commissioner and all concerned officers were part of a team which works for resolution of problems of the city. We would have to finish this view of citizens that KMC was not working for resolution of municipal problems.
He said the officers and staff would remain on their posts who would work and the officers who did not want to work they should tell us truly so that we could replace them with eligible officers.
He directed officers to submit written details of department works and responsibilities and said that all directors of KMC departments should prepare briefing about works and performance of their departments so that better strategy should be adopted and carry out works for city problems.
He said that all officers should perform their responsibilities with dedication and hard working and carry out works for public interest. He said that municipal problems were connected with KMC which was a big organization and has to play its vital role in sanitation and development of the city.