Karachi: In view of the persistent rains in city, Administrator Karachi Fazlur Rehman has declared the state of emergency in city government and town administration. Leaves of the staff of the essential services departments were stand cancelled and they have been directed to attend their duties. All the essential services departments were instructed to ensure round the clock work on eight hour shift basis.
Administrator Fazlur Rehman personally monitored the situation in city while remained present in his office at Civic Centre throughout the night on Wednesday while the District Coordination Officer Mohammad Hussain Syed also coordinated with the officers and staff on duty and monitors the situation through camp office.
Administrator Karachi also reviewed the city condition through the command and control room in Civic Centre and also visited the city.
He expressed satisfaction over that the concerned staff of city government was on their duty at the designated points and in case of unusual rains, situation would be under control as they had made all preparations in advance.
Talking to media representatives in his office, he said with the restoration of freezed accounts of city government there would be no any problem with regard to availability of fuel for municipal services vehicles and payment of salaries to employees.
He said state of emergency in CDGK and towns will remain in place till the last forecast of rains in city.
For more information, contact:
City District Government Karachi (CDGK)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406