Karachi, November 29, 2012 (PPI-OT): HaqParast Member of Sindh Assembly Syed Manzar Imam directed that water supply to Orangi and SITE town must be ensured on priority basis. He has directed to speed up the drive against water mafia and illegal connections.
He chaired a meeting with KW and SB Officers and area residents of Orangi and SITE town. Residents of Pakistan Bazar, Irani Muhalla, Walayat Shah, Sadeeq Akbar Colony, Islam Nagar, J Block, Hashmi Muhalla, Azeemabad, Pak Colony, Habib Bank, Hasrat Mohani Colony, Block ABCD, Zuberi Colony and Urdu Chowk expressed that they are facing water shortage.
Haqparast MPA, enquired Chief Engineer Awais Malik who informed that the said areas are full of illegal connections and the water supplied is stolen through these connections. Whereas, un- informed load shedding from KESC also disrupts the supply.
Haqparast MPA Syed Manzar Imam has directed to eliminate all such connections with the help of Police Department. Furthermore, the water thieves must not only be denied illegal connections but also be reported at the concerned police station. He said that water is a basic need of every citizen and it is the duty of concerned XEN to ensure provision in his area.
Moreover, it is the duty of KW and SB officers to ensure that all the areas are supplied with water without discrimination the way HaqParast leadership is busy solving problems under the guidance of Quaid-e-Tehreek Altaf Hussain Bhai.
He directed the XENs to get in touch with KESC and acquire the updated load-shedding schedule daily to formulate the water supply schedule accordingly. He directed that the schedule must be placed at all pumping stations.
Directing Engineering and Water Trunk Main departments to ensure provision with collaboration and cooperation of one another he said that he would be inspecting these areas personally and in case of complaints, he would take strict action against the concerned officer.
For more information contact:
Karachi Water and Sewerage Board
Mr. Zahid Mehmood
P.S. Chairman Office