KARACHI: Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister Fazlur Rehman on Monday chaired two separate meetings with industrialists at CM House. He assured them that all their outstanding issues would be resolved on a priority basis.
The CM held the first meeting with a 16-member delegation of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) led by Qasim Siraj Teli. The KCCI members discussed issues of encroachments, traffic jams and water shortage with the CM.
The delegation complained that encroachments were on the rise in various industrial areas of the city, leading to traffic congestion and other issues in those areas. The CM directed the deputy commissioners to ensure that the encroachments were removed. He also directed the traffic police to make arrangements so that traffic jams could be avoided in the industrial areas.
CM wants no unannounced load-shedding in city
Regarding the issue of water shortage, the CM informed the KCCI delegation that after the completion of K-IV project, water issue in the city would be resolved to some extent. Rehman added that there was a dire need for treating waste water to reuse it for industrials purposes.
The CM held another meeting with industrialists of the SITE area led by Zubair Motiwala. The delegation informed Rehman about their issues. He assured them that the provincial government would take all measures to help resolve their problems.
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