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KATI seeks resignation of MD Water Board

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KARACHI: President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) Shiekh Umer Rehan has urged Minister of Sindh Local Bodies Syed Nasir Hussain Shah to take immediate notice of deteriorated water sewerage and supply infrastructure in Korangi Industrial Area, causing great loss to industrial potential of the area since weeks, says a Press release.
He mentioned that incompetence of higher officials of Karachi Water & Sewerage Board is evident from the situation of the KIA where many sectors have been drenched into sewerage water and numerous industries were deprived of water supply. He mentioned that especially sector 23 and 15 were facing sever sewerage issues since years. Water supply situation has also been worst in KIA.
Sheikh Umer Rehan said that if MD Water Board could not resolve the long awaited issues related to water and sewerage infrastructure ever after much hue and cry from the citizens of the city, then he should resign from the post.
He said that these long-awaited issues were causing million of losses to industries and would impact country’s economy drastically “we need serious action on the issue as soon as possible” he added.
He also urged MD KWSB Khalid Sheikh to direct concern officials to move their resources to solve these issues and provide services to the area as this is the biggest industrial area of the country and any delay in resolving these issues would directly impact country’s exports. He urged Sindh government to establish a mechanism in KWSB to respond and act upon complaints of Industrial Areas.